Niagara Gazette


January 26, 2014

William "Bill" F. Gray

NIAGARA FALLS — William "Bill" F. Gray, 69, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away January 24, 2014 in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Born December 31, 1944 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late William A. and Ruth (Hillman) Gray and attended Trott Vocational High School. After high school Bill entered the United States Army on September 29, 1965, serving during the Vietnam War, receiving the National Defense Medal and was honorably discharged on May 22, 1968, as an E-4. He worked for the United States Postal Service (Buffalo) as a mail sorter.

He is survived by his children, Glen L. Gray and Elizabeth Alsip; brothers, Robert "Bob" (Peggy) Gray and David (Jean) Gray; brothers-in-law, Leonard (Pat) Rinker and Daniel Rinker; his loving girlfriend and best friend, Jane Brown and his sidekicks, Patches, Pepe and Greta. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Gray on July 23, 2007; his son, William C. Gray and granddaughter, Erica Elizabeth Cummings.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 28th, from 11AM-1 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319-24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where memorial services, with military honors, will begin at 1:30 PM, with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill's memory may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.

Visit for online condolences.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page