OBITUARY

Ernest W. Graf

August 13, 1932August 31, 2018

It is with great sadness we mourn the loss of Ernest W. Graf on August 31, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born on August 13, 1932 in Yonkers NY, son of the late John and Anna Caro Graf. He met and married Kathryn Fleming on June 22, 1957. Kay predeceased him in June 2016.

Ernie was a devoted father of Robert Graf, Jennifer (Robert) Jensen and Lisa (Robin) Graf and a loving grandfather to Robert, Zachary and Emily Graf; Deanna, Michael and Danielle Jensen and David, Evan and Collin Graf; and his Great Granddaughter Charlotte.

In 1951 Ernie enlisted in the Navy and served on the USS Cascade where he met his best friend Ed Bopp, the two remained close for 70 years. Ernie was a proud member of The Eastchester Police Department from 1964 until his retirement in 1992 and was probably best known by many as MILL ROAD ERNIE walking the post on Mill Road and then later Chester Heights.

Ernie was a loyal and devoted friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at the Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Home 824 Scarsdale Ave Scarsdale NY at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla. Visitation will be on Monday September 3, 2018 from 3-8PM.In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester 311 North Street, Suite 204 White Plains NY 10605 preferred.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Interment Tuesday, September 4, 2018
REMEMBERING

Ernest W. Graf

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Tina Adwar

September 3, 2018

Ernie with Eddie Bopp and friends.

Tina Adwar

September 3, 2018

We will all miss uncle Ernie and Aunt Kay so very much. When I think of Ernie I think of him always smiling because he smiled with his eyes too. Our families had so much fun at all the backyard BBQs and the yearly Jones Beach and Playland trips where we stayed all day and ended up back and Ernie and Kay's to sleep. I still think of those times. Ernie was a great father, grandfather, husband, uncle, and friend to many. He was a great man. Although he wasn't our uncle by blood, he was our uncle by love. And his family will always be our family. Sending love to all the Graf and Jensen family.

William Cummings

September 2, 2018

Ernie, we will never forget the good times and laughs we had in Myrtle Beach. Our sincerest wishes go out to your wonderful family at this sad time. Linda & Bill Cummings

Edward & Diane Bopp

September 1, 2018

63 years ago Ernie introduced Eddie & Diane who are still married. One of my (Diane) memories of Ernie was he was always bringing his dates to Cook Field at night (to make out). That was until he met Kay. We had many good times bringing up our families together, we love him & will miss him.

Kathy Bopp

September 1, 2018

Uncle Ernie you are together again with Aunt Kay .I thank god that I have so many memories of our families together You always smiling You were truly the best example of what a True man should be .I am so hornerd to have you as my Godfather and to have been able to call you my Uncle .Jenn Lisa no words can take away your pain But I hope you will find comfort in your memories and knowing you guys were his world 💕💕💕
Love Kathy

Edward Bopp Jr

September 1, 2018

Ernie may you rest in peace. Every time I think of you I see a smile.

Love,
Eddie & Bonnie

FROM THE FAMILY