Carol Anne Gray, age 70, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on March 16, 2009 at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
Carol was born in Elmira, New York on April 11, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Thomas G. Whitford and the late Priscilla (Skelton) Whitford, Elmira, New York.
Carol is survived by her husband of 45 years, Thomas G. Gray, Williamsport, Pa., four children, Jennifer A. Roberts and husband, Steve, York, Pa., Andrea M. LaManna and husband, Tony, York, Pa., Thomas A. Gray and wife, Kathy Franz, Durham, N.C., Stephen A. Gray and wife, Courtney, Durham, N.C. and seven grandchildren whom she loved so much.
Carol Anne Gray
Mrs. Gray was a graduate of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, Elmira, N.Y. as a registered nurse. She retired from The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Oct. 25, 1996 after 18 years as a community health nurse in Lycoming County.
As with everything Carol accomplished in her life, she faced her illness with courage, strength and dignity. She was always putting others before herself, in her own beautiful way. Carol was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was unselfish in EVERY way. She loved making needlepoint keepsakes for her grandchildren and creating memorable photo collections for her family.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the William Zwicharowski Funeral Home, Blossburg, Pa..
Visitation for friends and family will be held at the St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Blossburg, Pa. beginning at 10 a.m., Friday, March 20, 2009. A Mass will follow at 11 a.m., also at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Duke University Oncology Department, Durham, NC. 27705, in Carol's memory.