Daisy Ethel Draher

January 2, 1925 - May 13, 2015

01/02/1925 - 05/13/2015

Daisy E. Draher, 90, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Morgantown, WV., died Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 2, 1925 in Swanton, MD, a daughter of the late Frank and Nora Phillips Bolyard.

Daisy was a homemaker and retired owner/operator of the former Daisy’s Hair Beauty Shop in Morgantown, WV and a member of the Spruce Street United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Vernon Draher, Sr. in 1986; and a son, Arthur V. Draher in 1978; several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn Stephen Mularcik of St. Clairsville; a step-son, Dennis Joanne Draher of San Diego, CA; a brother, Fred Sylvia Bolyard of Swanton, OH; a sister, Agnes Chuck Morris-Reightler of Stephens City, VA; three grandchildren, Aimee Mike Vingino, Corey Melissa Hedger and Kristine Jason Blumling; five great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation, a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Burial of her cremated remains will be in East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, WV.

The family would like to thank the wonderful people of Valley Hospice who provided compassionate care and comfort for Daisy in her time of need.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 308 Mt. St. Joseph’s Rd., Wheeling, WV 26003

Arrangements by Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Clairsville, Ohio.

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Daphne R. Barlow
8 years ago

I have such good memories of spending time with Kathy and Daisy. I can still see the balloons rising and lowering, in the corner of the kitchen counter, when wine was being made. We didn’t get to drink any of it.;~ We sat for hours talking and playing cards. Kathy, I miss you and share in your sorrow.

Love Ya,


Vickie Helsley
8 years ago

I have warm memories of being in your home in Arthurdale many years ago; I am not sure how your mother put up with us Kathy! I know she will be greatly missed by her loved ones and I pray for you all.

Carolyn Jack Dunfee
8 years ago

Kathy and Family, So sorry for the passing of your mom, I know you made her comfortable and were able to keep her in your home. I didn’t know her but I know she was a special lady. God Bless, Carolyn

Rhonda Sutton
8 years ago

Kathy, sending my deepest condolences to you and Steve and your whole family. You our in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Metheny
8 years ago

Kathy, so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing…I wish there was something I could do or say…you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers

Mike Bolyard
8 years ago

Rest in peace Aunt Daisy! You will be greatly missed!

Diane Lambert
8 years ago

So sorry for the loss of your mother, Kathy. There is no one like a mother, and your mother was very special. She always took an interest in you and made sure you had the best of everything. When we were in high school, she made the best parties and food for us. I attended several including the pool parties and the after graduation party. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.