Obituary of MaryEllen Graf
MaryEllen Graf, nee Mahoney, 78, passed away on July 4, 2018 in Libertyville, IL. Born on February 10, 1940, she was preceded in death by her parents James and Margret Mahoney, and brother James, Jr.
MaryEllen grew up in Chicago and attended St. Scholastica High School. She was a fun, warm, and compassionate person who was always there for others, including volunteering at St. Joseph Catholic Church and Winchester House Nursing Home. One of her greatest joys was spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
MaryEllen is survived by her loving husband of nearly 56 years, Jerry Graf, who she married on August 25, 1962; three children: John Graf, Kim (Don) Ewald, and Jerilyn (Peter) Rubino; four grandchildren: Jillian Ewald, Justine Ewald, Meg Rubino, and Joey Rubino; siblings Joanne Schwabe and Patrick (Sharon) Mahoney; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, 101 Park Place (Rt 176, 1 Blk East of Milwaukee Ave), Libertyville Illinois 60048. Mass will follow at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E Maple Ave Libertyville, Illinois 60048. After Mass, there will be a luncheon at church followed by her burial at All Saints Catholic Cemetery in Des Plaines IL.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Joseph Church in MaryEllen's name..