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Alverna Grafton

January 29, 1938 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 79)

Alverna "Boots" Grafton, 79 of Leechburg, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Consulate Heath Care, Cheswick. Born January 29, 1938 in Gilpin. She is the daughter of the late Earl and Dorothy "Toot" Carney Fouse. Alverna enjoyed babysitting the neighborhood kids, baking, cooking, reading and playing games. Survivors include her kids Brian (Carrie) Grafton of Leechburg., Sheila (Ed) Norcott of Penn Hills., Brent (Rita) Grafton of Leechburg., Bruce (Kimberly) Grafton of Leechburg and Shannon (Harry) Steele of Apollo. eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Two sisters Judy Morlacci of Gilpin and Nora (Paul) Baylor of Apollo.  In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Merch "Ken" Grafton. A son Adam Grafton, three brothers George, Allen and Edward Fouse. At the request of the family there will be no public visitation, services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Dunmire-Kerr & Rowe Funeral Home, Inc. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 100 West Station Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa 15219. To leave an online condolence visit us at

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