Our dear wife and mother, Betty Lou Graham, of Ellwood City, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Evergreen Nursing Center after an extended illness. Born in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Viola Rutler Timpano. Betty was a graduate of Lincoln High School and she married Alfred Leland Graham on December 25, 1949. Betty had many interests. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was a longtime member of the Ellwood City Hospital Auxillary. She enjoyed golfing and traveling with her husband and many friends. She was one of Ellwood City's best female bowlers. In addtion to her husband of 63 years, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Dennis Michalski of Erie, PA, a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Diane Graham of Canfield, OH, four grandchildren; Tessa Graham, Jordan Graham, Joel (Andrea) Boslough and Tera (Treye) Johnson, a great-grandchild, Quentin Johnson, and a sister, Joanne (Frank) Ritorto as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a brother, Robert, in infancy and a sister, Genevive. Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport, PA. Memorial contributions can be made in Betty's name to the donor's favorite charity.
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