Charlotte Graham December 7, 1923 - March 25, 2017 Salem - Charlotte Drury Graham (age 93) passed away on March 25, 2017 in Salem, Oregon. She is the wife of the late John Graham. She was survived by her sons John (Jack) Graham and Robert (Bob) Graham, and their wives Robin and Bonnie. Grandmother to Ada, Catherine, Kaitlyn and Jessica Graham. Charlotte was the last surviving daughter of a large New England farm family and a product of growing up in the depression. She was the first in her family to graduate from college. She graduated from Fitchburg State Teachers college with a Bachelor's degree and later from the University of Portland with a Master's degree in Education. She taught for many years in the Portland Public School System and later in the Roseburg School System in various grades 1 through 8. Her favorite students were the primary and intermediate ages. As a teacher she was active as a curriculum developer and a cheerleader for her students and fellow teachers. Charlotte has been active with Walton House in Salem, the William Temple House in Portland and with the South Salem Senior Center as well as various programs with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church. Charlotte will be remembered for her caring heart, banana bread, clam chowder, shared gardens, using and reusing all that life and living gives and a deep commitment to helping others. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 April 19th, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3737 Liberty Road South, Salem, OR.
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