Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney)

15 Jul 1933 - 24 Jan 1994

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Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney)

15 Jul 1933 - 24 Jan 1994
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The burial record of Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney). Cemetery: All Faiths Cemetery and Crematory (New Swedish Cemetery), Location: Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Birth: 15 Jul 1933, Death: 24 Jan 1994.
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Life Information

Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney)

Born:
Married: 18 Jun 1958
Died:

All Faiths Cemetery and Crematory (New Swedish Cemetery)

7 Island Rd
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts
United States

Notes

Fathers Name: Frederick Leo Carney
Mothers Name: Signe Marie Bergquist Carney
Disposition: Burial
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Kenneth James DeGraff

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1933
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was born on 15 Jul 1933
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was 7 years old when The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945. Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma and "incurably sick", as well as ethnic Poles and other Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah's Witnesses, resulting in up to 17 million deaths overall.
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was 22 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was 31 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was 45 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) was 49 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Leona Marie DeGraff (Carney) died on 24 Jan 1994 at the age of 60

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