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Obituary for Herbert J. Graham Sr.

Herbert J. Graham, age 68, of Beaver Dams, NY passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at his home with his family by his side.

He was born on November 25, 1954 in Corning, NY, the son of the late Walter Graham and Paula Tutino. Herbert was a graduate of Addison High School. He was employed by the Corning Inc. as a Laborer before his retirement.

Herbert will be remembered for his willingness to help anyone. He touched and changed many lives for the better. Those who never met him missed out on a wonderful man. He lived his life to the absolute fullest.

Herbert is survived by his domestic partner, Debra Miller; children: Michelle (Burdette) Madigan, Marc (Brenda) Miller, Michael (Lisa) Miller, Herb (Pippa) Graham Jr., Daniel (Kristen) Miller and Nicole Graham; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Sandra (Bill) Graham; uncles: Robert (Eva) Graham and Julian Washburn; his furry companions: Doc and Hermie; several nieces and nephews; as well as many great friends.

In addition to his parents, Herbert was predeceased by his sister, Linda Graham Lewis; aunts and uncles: Mary and Junior Washburn, Betty Washburn, Hilda and George Albrecht, and Elsa and Julian Greb.

Herbert was loved by so many. The family is asking for consideration to adjust to this life change. A Celebration of Life will take place on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 2 PM at the Corning American Legion. Phillips Funeral Home, Corning has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Herbert’s name may be sent to: Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA, 2435 NY-352, Elmira, NY 14903 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by visiting: