C. Dale Graham, Sr.January 17, 1928 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 89)
Charles Dale Graham Sr., 89, of Unity Township, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at UPMC East Hospital, Monroeville. He was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Pleasant Unity, a son of the late Oliver C. and Mary (Edsall) Graham. Dale was an Army veteran during the Korean War and retired from International Operating Engineers Union Local 66, where he was a member for 60 years. He had previously worked at Adam Eidemiller Inc. and Latrobe Construction. He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica Parish, American Legion Post 515, Fox Hill Athletic Association and Youngstown Firemen's Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary M. (Metil) Graham; a son, Charles Dale Graham Jr.; and his brother, Oliver C. Graham. He is survived by four daughters, Charlotte, Kathleen and Amy Graham and Barbara Graham Bosco; two sons, David Graham and George Graham and his wife, Linda; three granddaughters, Captain Lauren Bosco USMCR and her fiance, Jordan, Rachel Uschock and husband, SSG Joshua, Army, and Amanda O'Neill and husband, Lt. James, Army; his sister, Grace Graham Guter; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2072 Route 130, Pleasant Unity. Prayers will begin at 9:30 A.M. Tuesday in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Benedict Catholic Church, Marguerite. Private interment in Unity Cemetery, Unity Township. www.bachafh.com.