Dorothy C. Graves, 87, of Lancaster died at home on Thursday, January 14, 2010.
She was the wife of the late Lee Dale Graves who died in 1991. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Miriam Smith Funk.
Mrs. Graves retired from Millersville University where she had been employed as a secretary to the vice president for 20 years. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Lancaster. Earlier in life she had done extensive traveling with her late husband and had volunteered for many years at St. Joseph Hospital.
Surviving are four sons, Douglas S. husband of Marie Graves of Macon, GA, Michael C. husband of Penny Graves of Millersville, Jeffrey L. husband of Kristen Graves of Landisville, and Brad S. Graves of Tuscon, AZ. Also surviving are six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home, 2024 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, PA on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 12:00 Noon with Rev. John Symonds officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Interment in the Mount Joy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Graves’ memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638.