Arnold Joseph Graham, 76, best known as “Joe”, husband of Linda (Florian) Graham, died on Monday, November 27, 2017at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Born in Houlton, Maine on February 24, 1941, he was the son of the late Mary Graham. He had resided in Meriden and graduated from Maloney High School, Class of 1959.
Mr. Graham was employed by Lucent Technologies and Home Depot, retiring in 2007. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the Marine Corp from 1959 – 1965. He was a devoted family man who put everyone else before himself even until the end. He will be greatly missed.
Besides his wife of 53 years, he is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Mello and two grandsons, Joseph and Michael Mello of Wallingford. He was predeceased by his brother, James Graham.
Funeral services and burial will be private. The John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Masonic Home and Hospice, 22 Masonic Avenue, Wallingford, CT 06492. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Arnolds caregivers, Jane and Trudy for the loving and compassionate care that they gave to him