Michael “Mike” James McGraw, 73 of Baldwinsville died Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Mike was born in Syracuse to the late Morris “Mike” and Lillian Penney McGraw. His parents passed away when he was very young so Mike and his two siblings were raised by their beloved Grandma Ethel. Mike was a graduate of West Genesee High School. He then attended the University of Miami. Mike retired from PBS Brake and Supply as a Sales Manager after 28 years. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the NYS Motor Truck Association. Mike was predeceased by his brother, James “Jim” McGraw.
Mike is survived by his longtime companion and best friend, Judy Nolan; his sons, M. Daniel McGraw of Syracuse and Matthew T. McGraw of Memphis, TN; brother, Jay Margrey of San Francisco, CA; sister, Penney (Gary) Hammond of Ogdensburg, NY; sister-in-law, Terri McGraw of Fayetteville; grandson, Duylan McGraw of Memphis, TN; many nephews, cousins and good friends.
In keeping with Mike’s wishes, there will be no services.
Donations may be made to the SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211.
Date of Death: January 14, 2016
Falardeau Funeral Home, Inc.
93 Downer St
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2016