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GravesJ DUNKIRK:  Judy M. Graves, 72, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, died Monday, February 19th, 2018 at her residence, following a lengthy illness.  She was born in Silver Creek, on August 10, 1945, the daughter of the late Edwin H. and Grace M. (Hanville) Griewsich.

She was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1963 and retired as Department Manager for TOPS Markets, Dunkirk after 20 years.  Mrs. Graves was a former member of Forestville United Methodist Church, a former Girl Scout Leader, Cheerleading Advisor and member of T.O.P.S.

Survivors include her husband Robert A. Graves, of Dunkirk, whom she married on April 24, 1984, three daughters, Susan (Joseph) Michaelis, of Scottsdale, AZ; Lisa (Joel) Green, of Fredonia; Amy Grant, of Fredonia; a “son”, Keith (Kim) Mages, of Fredonia; and a brother, Theodore (Dolores) Griewisch, of Dunkirk. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren Erin (Mario) Medina, Jacob & Lucas Green, Lane Grant, Nicholas, Nathan, Nolan & Kameron Mages, great grandson Noah Medina and several nieces & nephews.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation observed.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  Time and place to be announced.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750 or to the Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences go to

5 Comments on Obituary Notice – Judy M. Graves

  1. Theresa Gervaise says:

    I am very sorry for your loss, Prayers to Bob and his family.

  2. Trish Kleinfelder says:

    Bob, I am so sorry for your loss. You were a devoted husband and I’m sure she knew that. Blessings on you and your family.

  3. Sheri Winkelmann says:

    Bob and family, so sorry to hear about Judy, she was a wonderful lady who always made us smile, thoughts and prayers to all

  4. Rhonda Davis says:

    Bob – Kelly, and I are so sad to hear of the passing of your wife. We know all the good care you took of her. She is now at peace. God give you and your family peace as well. Rhonda, Angola Pennysaver

  5. Linda Bradigan says:

    Dear Bob & daughters,
    I knew Judy from the time we were flower girls at age 4 so I guess you could say we were life-long friends. For many, many years, it never failed that the first Christmas card I received was from “the Graves’”, she never missed a class reunion, and she never had anything but a smile for me.
    Be comforted that she had many good & wonderful things & people in her life before disease stole her from you.

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