Charles J. Gray, 92, of Russell, PA., died peacefully at his
residence, Friday, July 28, 2017. He was born March 21, 1925 in
Warren, PA., to the late Charles and Nevada Smeed Gray. Chuck
was a lifelong resident of Warren and Russell, PA. He was
employed for 35 years with the Warren State Hospital in the
activities department, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the
Russell Volunteer Fire Department where he enjoyed
volunteering, a devoted member of St. Joseph R.C. Church and
Warren Council of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Member.
He enjoyed fishing, hiking, and football. He was an avid
Pittsburgh Steelers fan, enjoyed spending time with his
grandchildren. He is lovingly remembered as always being a hard
worker and a man devoted to his faith.
Chuck is survived by his 3 children – James Gray of Scandia, PA.,
John Gray and wife, Dawn of Meadville, PA., Mary Elizabeth
Anderson of Russell, PA., 4 Grandchildren –Thomas Anderson,
Tasha Miller, Ashley Conway, Lexi Anna Gray.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of
40 years, Concetta “Connie” D’Urso Gray whom he married on
July 2, 1955 who died May 3, 1995, 1 Daughter – Anna Mae Gray
who died September 22, 1993 and 1 Brother – Bernard L. Gray.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 P.M. 4th Degree members of the Warren Knights of
Columbus will stand as honor guard during the evening
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Tuesday, August 1,
2017 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania
Avenue West, Warren, PA., with Fr. Richard J. Tomasone, Pastor,
officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those
wishing to place memorials may do so through Russell Volunteer
Fire Department, 111 Perrigo Lane, Russell, PA. 16345 or St.
Joseph Church Educational Center Fund or Hospice of Warren
County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E- mail condolences
may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com