Anna L. McGraw


Anna L. McGraw, 91, died April 23, 2009, at a Blue Hill hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1918, in Sedgwick, the daughter of Linwood and Cora (Carter) Leighton.

Anna was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved to cook and was the cook for patients and staff at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital for many years. She was a member of the Blue Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons, David W. and wife, Ann, of Blue Hill, Stephen B. of Orland; grandchildren, Stephen B. Jr. and Joseph P. McGraw; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William H.; and sisters, Hazel Gray and Mildred Gray.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2009. at Seaside Cemetery, Blue Hill, with the Rev. Marjorie Longwood officiating. Contributions in Anna’s memory may be made to the Island Nursing Home, c/o Homeport, P.O. Box 124, Deer Isle, ME 04627. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St., Blue Hill, ME 04614. Condolences may be expressed at

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