Elizabeth J. DeGraw

September 21, 1921 - July 21, 2008 

Elizabeth J. DeGraw

September 21, 1921 - July 21, 2008 

Obituary for Elizabeth J. DeGraw

DeGraw, Elizabeth J. “Betty” (nee Malestein) age 86, died peacefully on Monday, July 21, 2008. Born in Midland Park, Betty was a long-time area resident of Allendale, Wyckoff and Hawthorne. Betty was a homemaker. She built her life around her family whom she loved with all her heart. She is survived by her five dear children; Linda Tyler of Central Valley, NY, Karen Spicer of Ottowa Ontario Canada, Susan Greco of Toms River, Jason DeGraw of Hawthorne, and George DeGraw of Farmington, CT. Betty is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and one brother John Malestein of Gulfport, MS. Betty was predeceased by her beloved husband Jason George “Bud” DeGraw in 1986. Cremation was private. Memorial contributions to The Valley Hospital 223 N. Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 (www.valleyhealth.com) or the Christian Health Care Center 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 (www.christianhealthcare.org) are appreciated. Arrangements made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home of Wyckoff (vpfh.com).

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