GRAHAM, Marvin Noel

Longtime employee of General Motors for 33.2 years.

Peacefully in his home on Friday, March 12, 2021 with family by his side in his 68th year.  Beloved husband of Zilia for 31 years.  Loving Dad of Paul Graham (Donna), Mary Leblanc (David), Herbie Graham (the late Pam), Cliff Myers (Lindsay) and Jeff Graham (Ashley).  Treasured Grandpa and Great-Grandpa to many.  Caring brother of Darwin (Mary) and the late Sharron (Bob).  Loving son of the late Edmund (Jenny) and Grace.  Marvin will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  A private service will held at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).  Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa.  Donations in memory of Marvin to Heart and Stroke Foundation or SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at


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  • Mar 14, 2021

    Laura Tyner-Clement
    Dear Zilia and family, Kalista and I send our deepest condolences to you on the passing of your beloved husband and father Marvin. I always considered him the gentle giant and appreciated his easy going nature and sense of humor. He is with the Lord now.
    Laura and Kalista
  • Mar 14, 2021

    Tracy Gillespie
    Dear Mary and family,
          We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father!  Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times.
    Tracy, Steve,Maggie and Emily Gillespie 
  • Mar 15, 2021

    Robert William Hotrum
    Dear Zilia and Family
    I am sorry to learn of Marvin's death. Sharron and I admired him for his 
    pride in his family.
    I know words can't take away the hurt you're feeling but I want you to 
    know how much I care and am sending you love and strength at this time of 
    Bob Hotrum
  • Mar 15, 2021

    Merv & Lili MacPherson
    Dear Zilia and family:
    It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Marvin, a dear brother in Christ. We are upholding you in prayer for the Lord's precious comfort in a time of deep sorrow. While we know that Marvin has passed into that bright land where there is no longer sorrow, no death, no parting, but only the glorious presence of our Saviour, we also know the pain that parting brings. May the peace of God which passes all human understanding sustain you all throughout this time, and although we cannot be present at the funeral, be assured that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love in Christ, Merv & Lili
  • Mar 16, 2021

    Darwin Graham
    Even though many miles seperated us we talked quite often on the phone. Yeah we hadn't learned to text but we liked to talk about life and about growing up. Always in my heart will be my "little" brother. Thoughts and prayers for Zilia and family...Darwin & Mary
  • Mar 16, 2021

    Trenton Baptist Church
    Dear Zilia and family, 
    We were so saddened to hear of Marvin’s passing. 
    Please know that your church family at Trenton Baptist has you in their thoughts and prayers. We cannot be there for support due to COVID so our Benevolent Fund is making an online donation to Sick Kids in keeping with Marvin’s wishes. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
    Your friends at Trenton Baptist 
  • Mar 16, 2021

    Lynne and Howard McGahey
    Dear Zilia and family,
    Lynne and I are so sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing.  He was so cheerful and stoic anytime we saw him and you, Zilia and family, were so supportive of him throughout his long suffering.  We just loved talking to him and whenever we had the chance to do so, he always made our day brighter with his dry sense of humour.  We really missed not being able to connect with you and Marvin during this past year.  Our deepest sympathy to you, Zilia and all your family.  God bless!
    Lynne and Howard McGahey
  • Mar 17, 2021

    Jason and Monique Blight
    Dear Zilia and family,
    We were saddened to hear the news of Marvin’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences in this hard time and know our thoughts and prayers are with you all! 
    With Love
    Jason and Monique 
  • Mar 17, 2021

    Sharon, John and family
    So sorry to hear of Marvin's passing. It was always a joy to visit.  Your home and hospitality will always be remembered.  Praying for you Zilia.    From the Chessar family.
  • Mar 17, 2021

    Brenda Darlene Herrington
     Prayers and love are with you and your family Zilia during this loss of your precious husband Marvin.  I remember when I had conversation with you both down by the water when you were sitting on the bench and enjoying the peace and quiet of the geese swimming and the beautiful sunshine. I was very thankful that I was able to have that little chat with both of you while I was out walking.  Cherish all the precious memories that you have shared over the years and this will help.  May God wrap His loving arms around you in comfort and give you the strength you need always  God Bless you and watch over you   
    Love in Christ 
    Brenda Herrington  

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