DOROTHY GRAFF

Dorothy R. (Cerullo) Graff, 93, of Marysville, OH, formerly of Martins Ferry, OH, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Walnut Crossing Assisted Living, Marysville.

She was born April 26, 1925, in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Michael and Philomena (Zacciary) Cerullo.

Dorothy retired from Good Shepherd Nursing Home of Wheeling as executive of housekeeping.

She was a 1944 graduate of Wheeling High School and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Martins Ferry and a former member of the Catholic Women’s Club, Italian American Club, Wheeling Symphony Society, Knights of Columbus Aux., and the 200 Club Committee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Graff, sisters; Rose Genenski and Marguerite Norton, and brother, Fred Cerullo.

Surviving are her son, Dr. Frederick Graff and his wife, Kathleen, of Dublin, OH; grandchildren, Benjamin, Harrison and Jillian; and her brother, Albert (Bonnie) Cerullo of St. Clairsville, OH.

Family and friends will be received at Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, Thursday, 1-4 and 5-8 p.m. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Martins Ferry, with Rev. Tom Marut officiating. Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Kindred Hospice, c/o Curio, 540 Officenter Place, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43220 or Wheeling Symphony, 1025 Main St., Suite 811, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.heslop.com.