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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Ruth B. McGraw
April 10, 1921 - July 17, 2016

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Cemetery - Forest Hills Cemetery - 101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 - 215-673-5800 - Map
Family Florist - Sally’s Flowers - 7950 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 - 215-722-4500 - Map
Donation - CureDementia Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation - 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19107 - 215-563-6417 - Map

Ruth B. McGraw of Media, Pennsylvania died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Broomall Presbyterian Village. She was 95 years old. Ruth was born April 10, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Edward Winter and the late Bertha Winter (nee - Rohrer). She is the beloved wife of the late Jackson McGraw. Mother of Elaine McGraw, the late Patricia Britton and her husband John, and the late Jackson E. McGraw. Grandmother of Jennifer Hoefner and her husband David and Christopher Britton and his wife Michelle. Great grandmother of Joshua Hoefner, Jared Hoefner, Chase Britton, Owen Britton, and Colton Britton.

Ruth was born, raised, and educated in North Philadelphia. She resided on Widener Street and was a graduate of Olney High School. She married Jackson McGraw at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olney and raised her family on Sabre Street in the Feltonville section of the city. She was a longtime member, along with her husband, of the Wyoming Avenue Baptist Church.

Relatives and friends were invited to her viewing on Friday, July 22, 2016 from 9:00 A.M. and funeral service at 10:00 A.M. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. Her graveside service followed at Forest Hills Cemetery, 101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to CureDementia Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation, 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19107 sites.google.com/site/curedementia/.

Family flowers arranged by Sally’s Flowers 215-722-4500.

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