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

visitation hours.

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

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