Obituary: Kathie Graham

Fri, 10/11/2013 - 2:00pm

Kathie Graham, a frequent visitor to Block Island for nearly 35 years, died after an extended illness at her home in Scituate Harbor, Mass., at the age of 70. She is survived by David and Dottie Graham of Sheffield Farm, Block Island; nephew Peter Welch Graham and his wife Pamela Keith Graham of New Jersey; and a niece, Megan Bohen Graham of Providence.

Kathie was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Newton, Mass., the Newman Preparatory School and the Hickox Business School in Boston. She was on the statistical staff in OB/GYN at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton, Mass., for many years. She retired in 1975.

Kathie was predeceased by her parents, Robert F. and Elinor Long Graham of Brookline, Mass., and her three brothers, Paul, of New York; Robert, of Quincy, Mass., and the Rev. Gilbert James Graham, O.P., of Chicago, Ill.