June Evelyn McGraw (1919 - 1963)

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Birth

in Adams, Jefferson County, New York USA

Death

in at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, 510 S. 4th St., in Fulton, Oswego County, New York USA
Cause of death: complications from Breast Cancer

Cause of death

complications from Breast Cancer

Burial / Funeral

at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, 706 E Broadway, in Fulton, Oswego County, New York United States

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Last Known Residence

360 W. 2nd St., in Fulton, Oswego County, New York USA

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Family

Mother: Ella Mae Bettinger
Father: John Amos McGraw
Siblings: John McGraw and Floyd Amos McGraw

Husband: Stephen John Diak
Children with Stephen: Stephen John Diak, Jr., Mary Lee Diak, David Damon Diak, Donald Damon Diak, and Infant Male Diak

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Factory Worker

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Evelyn

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Female

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1919 - In the year that June Evelyn McGraw was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1932 - June was merely 13 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1948 - When she was 29 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1956 - At the age of 37 years old, June was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1963 - In the year of June Evelyn McGraw's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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Mrs. June Diak, 45, wife of Stephen Diak, 360 W. 2nd St., died last week after an illness of several months (breast cancer).
Mrs. Diak was born in Adams and had been a resident of Fulton most of her life. She was a member of the First Congregational Church.
Surviving, besides her husband, are a daughter, Mary Lee Diak; three sons, Stephen, Jr., Donald and David Diak; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McGraw, Sr. of Fulton; two brothers. Floyd and John McGraw, Jr. of Fulton; several aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Young and Son funeral home with Rev. Dr. Harold W. McGilvray. Pastor of the Congregational church and Rev. Robert Williams, pastor of the First Baptist
Church, officiating. Burial was in Mt. Adnah cemetery.
THE FULTON PATRIOT Page 7 July 1, 1963

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