A funeral is being held on Friday for a World War II veteran who was nearly forgotten.
Bob Graham, 97, passed away without much attention at a nursing home in Cortland Manor.His wife had passed away previously and he had no living family members.
But while at the nursing home he had become good friends with 27-year-old Beth Regan, who used to volunteer there.When she heard that Graham passed away, she began spreading word on social media about the decorated Marine.
Now, he’s set to receive a funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak, New York.It will include a police escort from the funeral home and it will be followed by a burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.
Regan will be a guest of “Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning” on Friday.
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