In memory of
Russel M. Graham
Russel M. Graham, 94, of Gilbertsville, formerly of Ambler, beloved husband of the late Jean Naughton Graham, passed away Saturday October 15, 2016. Surviving are loving children Donna Betterly (Paul), Russel Graham (Jennifer), Joan Keyser (Edward), Elizabeth Doyle, and John Graham; nine grandchildren; three great-grandsons, and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his wife and parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Gerald L. Graham and Robert L. Graham, and son-in-law Thomas Doyle. Russel was born in Pottstown in 1922 to the late Earl F. and Lillie M. Graham. Russel was a graduate of Pottstown High School and Temple University. He was very proud to be a WWII Navy Veteran. He worked for Jacobs Aircraft and for over 25 years at Honeywell, including the directing of Honeywell’s Arabian Program. He was a Mason, a member of the Liberty Fire Company in New Berlinville and a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Horsham, PA. Russel was a life time devoted Philadelphia sports fan who shared this passion with his children and grandchildren. He was a true gentleman with an adventuresome spirit who traveled the world. A funeral service will be held Thursday October 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Limerick Garden of Memories Chapel, 44 Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA 19468, with Rev. Homer Royer officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday October 19 from 7:00-9:00 PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown and on Thursday October 20 from 10:00-10:45 AM at Limerick Garden of Memories Chapel. Interment will follow there at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Special Olympics Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, 980 Harvest Dr., Suite 203, Blue Bell, PA 19422 or to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
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