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 Edward Joseph Gray

Edward Joseph Gray

Birth
Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jul 2004 (aged 89)
Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sadorus, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100640718 · View Source
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From the News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, IL - Friday, July 18, 2004

Edward Joseph Gray was born December 10, 1914, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, a son of John and Camillia Menczewska Grycwiewicz. He married Dorothy Colee in 1942 in Washington, DC. She survives.

Also, surviving are a daughter, Judith Johnson of Worthington, Ohio; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Mr. Gray served in the Army during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart for wounds he received in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. He was also involved in campaigns in France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5520, American Legion Post 24 and Amvets. He enjoyed horse racing and frequented Off-Track Betting establishments.


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  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100640718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Joseph Gray (10 Dec 1914–14 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100640718, citing Craw Cemetery, Sadorus, Champaign County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BJD (contributor 47210493) .