GRAF Joseph Harrison

GRAF Joseph Harrison

Male 1921 - 2009  (88 years)

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  • Name GRAF Joseph Harrison 
    Nickname Joe 
    Born 20 Aug 1921  Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Social Security Number 016-16-2769  [3
    _UID E2ED0D38EB9ED5118A0644455354000043FD 
    Died 29 Aug 2009  Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Address:
    Anna Jaques Hospital 
    • (OBIT: GEORGETOWN — Joseph "Joe" Harrison Graf, 88, of Georgetown died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Anna Jacques Hospital.

      Joseph was born in Georgetown and raised in Rowley and Winchester. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army as a mechanic working on machine guns used aboard B-52 bombers. He was the youngest of nine children.

      On March 20, 1948 Joe married Carol Noyes. He and Carol built their own home and have lived in Georgetown since 1948.

      Joseph was self employed owning Mechanical Drives Inc for more than 30 years. Mechanical Drives sold new and reconditioned industrial power transmission equipment. After the war, Joe took up flying owning first a Champ and later a Seabee. In retirement he took up painting. He painted landscapes, flowers and family members. Also during his retirement he and Carol took several cruises including a three month around the world cruise.

      He is survived by his wife Carol (Noyes) Graf of Georgetown. Joe and Carol adopted two children Daniel Graf married to Rachel Tucker Graf and Shirley Graf married to Donald St. James. He is also survived by his grandchildren Dennis Graf, Jocelyn St. James and Justin St. James, great grandchildren Jared and Audrey Graf. Joe was predeceased by his grandson Michael Graf.

      ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service will take place in Highland Cemetery in Newburyport at a later date in September. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Merton E. Roberts and Conte Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown. To offer online condolences please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.)
    Buried Sep 2009  Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Highland Cemetery 
    Person ID I38229  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2012 

    Family NOYES Carol Warren,   b. 7 May 1920, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2010, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1948  Newton Center, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F14992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1921 - Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1948 - Newton Center, Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Anna Jaques Hospital - 29 Aug 2009 - Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Highland Cemetery - Sep 2009 - Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S4752] Death-obit online, EagleTribune.com 9/1/2009.

    2. [S914] Birth-SSDI (Family Search), 016-16-2769.

    3. [S3107] Death-SSDI (NEHGS), 016-16-2769.

    4. [S1182] Correspondence-Internet-Dina Noyes, 18 Sep 2000 2:47 pm.