Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 8, 2014 11:03 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Marilyn V. Graham, 76, of S. Edgewood Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

She was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Shelby, to the late John and Olivia (Stine) Finnegan. Marilyn and her late husband, Jerry Graham, owned and operated Deerfield Lanes “Sunset” in Mount Vernon. Marilyn always enjoyed a good game of cards or working on a current cross stitch project. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.

She is survived by her children, Karma (John) Wilson of Mount Vernon, Denise Kyle (Dave) Radomski of Butler, Kara (Brad) Green of Mount Vernon, Korrine (Frank) Rowe of Dublin and Kent (Gwen) Graham of Dublin; fourteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ronald (Barb) Finnegan of Shelby; and a sister-in-law, Betts Finnegan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Graham; four brothers, Quentin Finnegan, Hugh Finnegan, Desmond Finnegan and Brendan Finnegan; and a son-in-law, Jim Adams.

Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a rosary will begin at 7 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Friday, at 10 a.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County or the Central Ohio Parkinson Foundation.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Marilyn V. Graham.

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