Mitchell D. Graber
Mitchell D. Graber passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at his home with his loving family. He was 69. Son of the late Richard and Jeannette Graber, he was born in Coldwater, Michigan and raised at Eight Point Lake, MI. Mr. Graber has been a Bristol resident for many years. He enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in Germany and Vietnam. He retired in 2003 after 23 years of service at Rohm & Haas Co. Mr. Graber enjoyed woodworking, flowers, cooking and baking and his monthly luncheons at Cesares with his Rohm & Haas buddies. He was a member of the American Legion Post 945 in Wormleysburg, Pa and was a great supporter of Veterans charities.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Inge, who he met in Germany and is survived by his wife of 36 years, Patricia (nee O'Gara) Graber, his children, Ralph Graber, Mitch Graber (Christine), Karl Graber (Jen), Mark Graber, Bill LaRosa (Leslie) and Ryan O'Gara (Meaghan). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Olivia, Karl Jr., Kyle, Kevin Mitchell, Jenna, Ashley, Corinne, Blake and Ronan, 1 great-grandson, Cole, 1 sister, Ruth Ann Waterhouse (Bob) along with many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his sister, Maggie and his brother, Pete.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Wednesday evening, July 8, 2015, 7-9:00pm at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. Interment will be held privately at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mark School, 1024 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, Pa 19007 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Fla 33607.