Denise E. ‘Dee Dee’ Graham

GRAHAM, Denise E. “Dee Dee,” 56, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio.

She was born February 27, 1957 in Steubenville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Dermo A. Orsini and Janet Sefra (Jones) Orsini of Mingo.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jack and Vi Jones and Marguerite and Carmine Orsini; and a great-niece, Izabella McFarland.

Dee Dee was a daycare provider out of her home having owned Dee Dee’s Daycare. She was also a foster parent and Catholic by Faith.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Bryan C. Graham, Sr., whom she married on August 9, 1986; a son, Bryan C. “Charlie” Graham, Jr. of Mingo; a daughter, Jessica Graham of Mingo; a grandson, Easton Graham Altieri of Mingo; two brothers, Carmine (Paula) Orsini of Colorado and Dermo Orsini of Mingo; two sisters, Annette Orsini of Mingo and Kathy (Michael) Riel of Weirton, WV; a nephew, Anthony G. Orsini; four nieces, Angie (John) Stout, Jennifer (Tim) McFarland, Julia Orangeo and Janette Orangeo Norby; a great- nephew, Ethan Stout; two great nieces, Leah and Stella McFarland.

Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the time of her funeral services at 4 p.m. with Pastor Sam Davis, officiating. Private interment at Oak Grove Cemetery in Follansbee, WV.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the family to help them thru this difficult time.

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