John A. Graham, 41, of West Monroe, died Thursday at University Hospital with his family surrounding him. John was a native of Oneida and resided in West Monroe for the past 12 years. He worked as a Diesel Mechanic for the past 12 years at several companies including: Rusty's Truck Service and Riccelli Enterprises in North Syracuse.
He was predeceased by his brother, James Graham. Surviving are his two domestic partners: Colleen Gower-Graham and Kimberly Selinsky, with whom he resided; his parents: Charla Carol Kope Crossway of Syracuse and John A. Joanne Graham of Munnsville; five children: Erica, Angelina, and John "Junior" all of Auburn, and Nicole and Joshua, at home; nine siblings: Judy Tom Newton, Richard Graham, Glenn Frank, Christopher Graham, Josiaha Graham, Nathan Graham, Johanna Graham, Teena Graham, and Annella Graham; several nieces and nephews including Codi Farr whom he raised.
Contributions in John's memory may be made to Krueger Funeral Home to help his family off-set funeral expenses.
Friends may call from 4-7 pm Wednesday at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale, with a 7 pm funeral service following. Spring burial will be in Union Settlement Cemetery, West Monroe.