It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Raymond “George” Gray announces his passing. George passed peacefully away from the Copper Crescent Long Term Care Facility, Baie Verte, NL on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at the age of 93 years.
George is predeceased by his wife - Effie; parents - Dorman & Alice Gray; grandchildren - Steven Burton, Kenny Kerfont, Tracey Critch and Jarvis Gray; daughter-in-law - Bernice Gray; son-in-law - Frank Hartigan; siblings - Dorman Gray (Violet) and Ida Newbury (Maxwell).
Left to cherish a lifetime of incredible memories are his children - Robert Gray (Shirley), Cora Hartigan (Pat), Triffie Burton (Harvey), Woodrow Gray (Gail), Olive Burton (Boyd), Kenneth Gray (Donna), Patsy Howse, Victor Gray (Marlene), Valerie Kerfont (Willie), Peggy Foss (Gerald), Rick Gray (Peggy) and Nola Gray (Alex); 24 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Rev. Chris Mazhandu conducted the Funeral Service from Zion United Church, La Scie, NL on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018. Interment followed from Zion United Church Cemetery, La Scie, NL.
As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in George's memory to the Zion United Church Cemetery Fund, La Scie, NL.
Pallbearers will be sons - Rick Gray, Kenneth Gray, Woodrow Gray and Victor Gray and grandchildren - Dwayne Gray, Jeff Burton, Justin Foss and Tyler Gray. Honorary pallbearers will be son - Robert Gray and grandchildren - Jennifer Bennett, Charlene Burton, Paula Ryan, Kim Curtis, Patricia Bath, Angie Welsh and Jamie Gray.
"His permit has ran out and now it's time to go home"
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.