Glen R. GrahamSeptember 27,2012
Glen R. Graham
MARSHFIELD — Glen Roger Graham, 77, a resident of Marshfield for the past 40 years, passed away at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. Born in Craftsbury on Sept. 3, 1935, he was the son of the late Albert and Pearl (Johnson) Graham. On Feb. 23, 1959, Glen married the former Eleanor Perry in Waterbury.
Glen attended schools in Craftsbury and then joined the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS E.F. Larson. Following his discharge, Glen worked at J.P. Stevens Textile Mill in Lawrence Mass., then moving back to Vermont was employed at Sprague Electric in Barre, the Cabot Hosiery Mill in Northfield and then for several years worked a dairy farm in Walden. For the past 20 years he owned and operated Graham’s Greenhouse in Marshfield. Glen’s family fondly remembers him for his care, compassion and love for his family, the joy he felt spending time with his grandchildren especially learning and playing video games that they sometimes let him win at and for being an avid outdoorsman and the pleasure it brought him.
Glen is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eleanor Graham, of Marshfield; his children, Rhonda Larrabee and her husband, Brian, of Waterbury, Terry Graham and his wife, Tina, of Berlin, Michael Graham, of Waterbury, John Graham, of Marshfield, Lisa Graham, of Marshfield, and Michele McLauren and her husband, Scott, of Marshfield; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Lucille Perry, and her companion, Joe Magoon, of Waterbury; two brothers-in-law, Donald Perry and his wife, Joan, of Waterbury, Bernard Perry, of Waterbury; a sister-in-law, Brenda Degreenia, of Graniteville; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family. He was predeceased by a sister, Delphia Dennett.
Services at Glen’s request will be private. To send online condolences please visit us at www.perkinsparker.com and Facebook. Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury.
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