Eugene L. Grafton, 80, of Gilpin Township, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in his residence.
A son of the late Merch C. Grafton and Bessie E. (Emahizer) Grafton, he was born on March 31, 1940 in Kittanning, PA.
Eugene had been employed in the maintenance department of Gilpin Township for 36 years before retiring in 2002. He was a member of the Leechburg Moose Lodge #102 and the Schenley American Legion Post #775. Eugene was a dedicated family man and of the Presbyterian faith. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Donna B. (Best) Grafton of Gilpin Township; a son, Robert L. Grafton of Gilpin Township; two daughters, Beverly M. Grafton of Gilpin Township, Paula J. Grafton (Sandy Governor) of New Kensington; a grandson, Levi G. Grafton of Leechburg; and a sister, Rosella Glass (Robert) of Butler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Leroy, Arthur and Merch K. Grafton.
Friends will be welcomed by his family on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). All visitors are asked to respectfully follow current state guidelines concerning pandemic measures of required face coverings, social distancing and gathering restrictions.
Private interment will be held in Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower Burrell.
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