The Obit For Dewey Grey

Dewey Gray

Published in Gloucester County Times on January 22, 2010

Dewey Gray, (Uncle Joe) age 78 of Richwood, on Wednesday, January 20, 2010.

Mr. Gray was born in Philadelphia, grew up in Barnsboro and was a resident of Richwood for 43 years. He graduated from Pitman High in 1949, then played Minor League baseball for the Appleton Papermakers in Wisconsin, followed by 4 years in the Air Force during the Korean War.

He was a member of Lawson-Cox VFW Post 7679 of Mantua, American Legion Post# 452 of Mullica Hill where he served as former Commander. Mr. Gray coached Little League Baseball for Harrison Township and served as a former President of the Harrison Township Athletic Association.

He was an avid golfer, former member of Pitman Golf Course who also enjoyed his family, gardening and fishing.

Husband of Marlene A. (nee Sbrana), he is survived by 4 children Paul Gray and his wife Coleen of Northeast, MD, Ronald Gray of Hershey, PA, Linda Biddle and her husband Steven of Phoenix, AZ, Mary Ann Eisele and her husband Derek of San Diego, 6 grandchildren Kate, Stephen, Emily, Owen, Megan, and Ethan, a sister Katherine Deikmann, and a brother Robert Gray.

Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service with military honors at Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery, 240 S. Tuckahoe Road, Monroe Township, NJ at 12 Noon on Saturday Jan. 23, 2010.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dewey’s memory may be made to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr. Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com