Elizabeth I. Graff
Mrs. Elizabeth I. Betty Graff, age 87, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2010.
Betty was born in Tamaqua, PA, on January 16, 1923, daughter of the late Raymond Kinzie and Ivy Stence Deiter. She retired from ICI Americas where she was an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Howard Weston Senior Center.
Betty enjoyed embroidery and oil painting and cherished spending time at her cabin near Montoursville, PA. Her happiest moments were those spent with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren.
Her husband, Norwood R. Graff, died in 1988. She is survived by her daughters, Daryl E. Fried of Wilmington and Kay E. Leventry (Weldon Skip) of Newark, with whom she lived; grandchildren, Janet E. Fried, Laura S. Fried, Daniel E. Fried, Michael D. Leventry (Natalie), Andrea E. Leventry, and Julia K. Leventry (fianc, Christopher Masker); siblings, Carol J. Stewart (Robert) of Anthem, AZ, and William C. Deiter of Evesham, NJ; and longtime friend and neighbor, Pauline Mulford.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 3rd, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Glebe Cemetery in New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Puppy Rescue, 5 Gates Circle, Hockessin, DE 19707 (delawarepuppyrescue.org).