Windham, NH — Carol E. (Auterburn) Graham, 65, of Windham, NH died peacefully after a prolonged battle with cancer on Friday, Jan. 4th at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, surrounded by her family. Carol was born in Louisville, KY on August 12, 1947 and was the daughter of Ruth (Osterberg) and Herbert Auterburn. She moved many times with her family living in Missouri, New York and Illinois, graduating from Mundelein High School in Illinois. In her early life Carol pursued a nursing degree and worked at Victory Memorial Hospital in Waukegan, IL. Carol then worked as a flight attendant for American Airlines for 10 years based in New York City. It was at this time of her life she enjoyed traveling to many interesting worldwide destinations. Carol was a voracious reader and enjoyed traveling and nature, especially bird watching. She loved music and was a talented singer, playing lead roles in many of her high school Drama Club shows. A devoted wife and mother, Carol will always be remembered for her selfless and caring ways to her family, friends and strangers. She is survived by her beloved husband of 38 years Dennis Graham of Windham, NH; two sons, Christopher and his wife Selina of Dublin, Ireland and Joseph and his wife Melissa of Maynard, MA, her sister Annamarie MacGillis and husband Daniel of Round Lake, IL and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Tuesday, Jan. 8th from 4-8 PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 9th at 10 AM at St. Matthew Church, Windham, NH. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, NH. Memorial donations may be made to: NH Catholic Charities, PO Box 686, Manchester, NH 03105 or www.nh-cc.org. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com