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Celebrating the life of

Graham J. Asher

Passed away on April 01, 2024

Graham J. Asher

Graham J. Asher, 79, passed away Monday, April 1, 2024, at The Oaks of Savannah.  He was born August 30, 1944, in South Hampton, UK.  Graham was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Skidaway Island and served in the Merchant Marines. 

He had a lifelong career as a Hotelier, where he managed multi-million-dollar properties all over the world.  He was the Group Vice-President & General Manager of The Helmsley Organization in New York, the Managing Director for Fairmont Royal Pavilion & Glitter Bay in St. James, Barbados West Indies, the Resort General Manager for Durrat Al Arus Resort & Golf Club of Dallah Hotels & Resorts in Jeddah, KSA, the General Manager for Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, NC for the Starwood Luxury Collection.  He was also the Pre-Opening Project General Manager for US Grant Hotel Ventures, San Diego, CA for Starwood Luxury Collection, the Regional Director of Operations for American Property Hospitality Management Co. in La Jolla, CA, and the Task Force General Manager for Operations and Transitions for Access Hotels & Resorts in Savannah, GA, which included managing properties in Illinois, California, Connecticut, and New York.   Graham also had the opportunity during his career to work under Leona Helmsley. 

He is survived by his wife, Maureen Wozniak Asher of Savannah, two stepdaughters, Chelsea Stoever (James) of Savannah, and Stacy Farinella (Rob) of Atlanta, and step grandchildren, Miles and Grey Stoever, as well as Amber and Annabelle Murray.  He was also survived by other family members and many friends all over the world.  

A Memorial Service to honor his life will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2024, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 W. Ridge Road, Savannah, GA 31411 (Skidaway Island). 



Graham was such a gentleman. We will miss his vibrant personality and infectious smile. Hope Arbor is not the same without him! We are so lucky to have gotten to know him over the past few years. Sending you love and hugs.

- Eliza Brooks, Savannah, Ga

We are all so sorry to hear of your husband's passing. Brad always said what a nice man he was when they would talk. And of course remember we love you so much. Prayers for you and the entire family.

- Nancy Manucy Lawson, Savannah, Georgia

Maureen, We have loved getting to know you and Graham. The love you had for each other was an inspiration to everyone. We both send our love and will pray that the love of family and friends will comfort you during this time of grief. God Bless you, my friend.

- Stephenson Deborah, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel