ALBANY, N.Y. – A whole bunch have turned out to honor a embellished World Conflict II Marine in New York after a younger good friend ensured the 97-year-old’s demise didn’t go unnoticed.
Bob Graham had no dwelling relations when he died this month. He was awarded Bronze and Silver stars preventing in an elite unit within the Pacific.
Twenty-seven-year-old Beth Regan befriended Graham as a volunteer at his nursing house. Anxious that his funeral can be sparsely attended, she used the web to get the phrase out.
Consequently, Friday’s service in Westchester attracted firefighters, a police honor guard, veterans and tons of of others desirous to rejoice a life effectively lived.
Regan says Graham was a humble man who adored his spouse of greater than 60 years. She died two years in the past.