Dorothy Gray

Obituary of Dorothy E. Gray

LITTLE FALLS: Dorothy E. Gray, 92, of 104 N. Washington Street, Herkimer, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Folts Home. Born in the Bronx on September 30, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Marie (Mosbroker) Rickard. Raised and educated in the New York City area, she attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary and also art school, where she met the love of her life. On October 4, 1947 she was united in marriage to Joseph S. Gray with whom she spent a blessed and loving union of 65 years until his passing on October 31, 2012. At one time, Dorothy held a position as a laborer for Cine Magnetics in Mamaroneck, NY. As an artist, she had a great admiration for the arts and loved spending time in New York City, the theatre and shopping. Loved by all, Dorothy was selfless and a woman of great commitment. Without hesitation, she was devoted to caring for her loved ones and her family was the focal point of her life. She is survived by her beloved children, Kenyon I. Gray of Phoenix, AZ, Jacalyn M. and Robert Boland of Rochester and Andrea E. and Thomas Hoffa of Milbrook, NY; her grandchildren, Shannon Boland, Kimberly Hoffa and Keith Hoffa and his wife, Lisa and great grandchildren, Nathan and Brielle Hoffa. She is also survived by her in-laws, Edward and Anne Gray, Jan and Polly Gray, Anne Drapalski and Jane Desmond, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and relatives are invited to pay their respects on Thursday, February 11, 2015 from 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 W. Monroe Street, Little Falls, NY (315)823-2424. Dorothy’s funeral service will commence on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 10:15 AM from the chapel of the funeral home and 11:00 AM at Holy Family Parish, corner of John /E. Main Sts. Little Falls, where her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Terence Healy, assisted by Deacon James Bower. Procession will then follow to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Town of Herkimer, where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Joseph. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Dorothy’s memory, please consider The Alzheimer’s Association; envelopes will be available at the funeral home. The family is being cared for by Harry J. and Kevin E. Enea and Michael Peters, Funeral Directors.
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Thursday
11
February

Visitation

9:15 am - 10:15 am
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Enea Family Funeral Home (Little Falls)
24 West Monroe St.
Little Falls, New York, United States
(315) 823-2424
Thursday
11
February

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Holy Family Parish
Corner of John/E. Main Street
Little Falls, New York, United States
Prayer Service will begin at 10:15 AM from the chapel of the funeral home.

Interment

St. Mary's Cemetery
Route 5
Herkimer, New York, United States
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