WATERTOWN, NY — Katherine M. “Kay” McGraw, 93, of Watertown, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 28, 2020, at Hospice of Jefferson County.
Her family would like to extend their thanks to her caregivers at Ives Hill, The Lodge, Samaritan Summit Village and hospital, and Hospice.
Born Oct. 15, 1927, in Watertown, NY, a daughter of Harold J. and J. Agnes Calnon McGraw, she was a graduate of Immaculate Heart Academy.
She retired from NY Telephone, currently Verizon, as the business office supervisor after 37 years of service to the company.
She was a communicant of Holy Family Church.
She was a member of the Watertown Golf Club, Jefferson County Historical Society, Telephone Pioneers of America, Sacred Heart Foundation, and the auxiliary of the Precious Blood Monastery.
Kay enjoyed golfing and playing bridge.
She is survived by two nieces and a nephew, Maureen Williams, John McGraw, and Susan Hasselbalch, all of Dexter; numerous great nieces and nephews, and four great great nephews; and several cousins.
Along with her parents, Kay was predeceased by two brothers and their wives, Francis H. and Marion McGraw and Joseph and Vera McCann.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Holy Family Church with Fr. Donald Robinson presiding. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are required for attendance to both. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.
Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers donations in Kay’s name may be made to either the Precious Blood Monastery, 400 Pratt St. or Holy Family Church, 129 Winthrop St., both in Watertown, NY 13601.