- April 12, 1934 - December 2, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
of Arwilda's Passing
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Arwilda J. "Cleo" Graham (nee Doverspike), 78 of North Ridgeville, formerly of Avon Lake passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012 surrounded by family and friends at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. Cleo was born in Du Bois, PA on April 12, 1934 and graduated from Du Bois Area High School in 1952. On August 24, 1956 she married her sweetheart, Bob Graham. She was a supervisor for PA Bell. After moving to Ohio she became a homemaker. Cleo was active with the women's group at the Lake Shore United Methodist Church. She was always helping others and enjoyed spending time with friends, participating in church activities, walking and bike riding.
Cleo is survived by her children Linda Yavoich (late Robert) of North Ridgeville and Sue Ann Serio (Fred) of Cleveland; brother Elton Doverspike (late Betty) of Du Bois, PA, Bonita Faulk (late Paul) of Butler, PA, Verna Dewald (late Kenneth) of Williamsport, PA; sister-in-law Ivah Doverspike of IL and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Robert R.; parents George and Margaret (nee Hoyt) Doverspike; sister Blanda Slawson (late James); brothers Creston Doverspike and Raymond Doverspike.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake from 3-7pm on Thursday, December 6. Funeral service at 11am on Friday at Lake Shore United Methodist Church, 33119 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake with Reverend Nancy Manner officiating. Interment at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Lake Shore United Methodist Church or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44110.