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Obituary - Patricia J. Gray

Patricia J. Gray

Date of Passing: November 22nd, 2012

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Contributions may be made to Stevens-Swan Humane Society of Oneida County, Inc., 5664 Horatio Street, Utica, NY 13502 or The Utica Zoo, 99 Steele Hill Road, Utica, NY 13501

Patricia J. Gray Marcy Patricia J. Gray, 86, formerly of Marcy, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012, at the St. Luke's Home. Born March 31, 1926, in Utica, she was the daughter of the late George A. Sr., and Carrie L. (Stopper) Keene. She was employed for many years at Horrocks-Ibbotson and retired in 1988 from Marcy Psychiatric Center. Patricia was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary Malsan-Jones VFW Post #7393 in Yorkville, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #1113 in Whitesboro, the Auxiliary of the Whitestown Association of American Veterans of WW II, the Oneida County 40 & 8 Voiture #92, The Utica Zoo and the Stevens-Swan Humane Society. She was a communicant of St. Paul's Catholic Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis J. "Bud" Gray; sisters, Margaret Besig, Mary Keene, Florence Ruszkowski, Lillian Gallagher, Gertrude Williams, Alice Cats, Dorothy Lauterbach and Charlotte Tomaino; and brother, George Keene, Jr. Patricia is survived by her sister, Shirley Niznik of Utica: and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Monday from the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Road, Utica/New Hartford and 11:30 a.m. from St. Paul's Catholic Church, 16 Park Avenue, Whitesboro, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro. Calling hours will be held Sunday 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home.