Linda Jacobs Graham
February 20, 1944 – April 29, 2018
Linda Rose Jacobs was born Linda Rose Delvitt on February 20, 1944 in Manhattan. She was the second child and 1st daughter of the late Mr. Clement and Mrs, Rose Delvitt. Her love for sports and athletics began early and she participated in swimming, track, tennis and bowling. Linda also had many hobbies and was a talented gardener, crocheter and seamstress.; many will remember her for her regal sense of dress and the dignified way in which she carried herself.Always a hard worker, she had her first job at 15. she excelled in many career fields before becoming a stenographer for the New York Department of Transportation. She was a loyal employee and worked there for 24 years before retiring in 2012. Linda was respectable, generous and lovable. She enjoyed traveling and quality time with friends and family. She was a caring, kind-hearted person who was always willing to lend a helping hand, even if it meant going out of her way. You never doubted where you stood with her, she always had a smile on her face and was known for her sense of humor. she was a devoted mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend. Her presence will be missed. Her surviving family includes, her husband, Vernon Graham; her daughters, Angelic Jacobs, Brenda Graham, Sharon Malloy, Barbara Graham; her siblings, Ronald Delvitt, Andre Delvitt, and Marcellus Oyola; her nieces and nephews, Manuel Oyola, Isiah Oyola, Nisette Oyola, Zaidayaa Graham, Lisette Jenkins, Luna Graham, Matthew Garey, Andre Delvitt Jr., and Dametriius Garey; Cousins, Russell Jacquet-Acea, Lisa Delvitt Jr., Jon, Yvette Egas-Berthoumieux, Robert Jr., Juanita Egas-McGruder, Leona Acea and Gwen Egas and her in-laws, Louis Graham, Elgin Graham, Lee Graham, Rick Graham, Joseph Graham, and Doris Hudson.
- Visitation Friday, May 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 5, 2018
Linda Jacobs Graham
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May 27, 2018
Many may not understand the relationship I had with, MY big sister. We laughed, acted silly, had fun together. My heart is broken, but I know you are amongst the angels. Bella Linda, you changed my life in so many ways. I will always honor the time we shared , and I will try to keep my commitment to the things we talked about doing together. You looked out for me in so many ways. I love you and my heart is torn, but your suffering is over..
May 6, 2018
Blessings and eternal love to my beloved cousin Linda who i will dearly miss.
A couple of corrections on the cousins list. My sister's name (listed as Lisa Delvitt) is Lisa Marie Acea Kemp. My brother is Jon Acea.
May 4, 2018
Dear Graham Family,
I am sorry to hear about your loss. May the hope found at Acts 24:15 bring you comfort during this difficult time.