Irene L. Bray

Irene L. Bray, 91, of Mountain Top, entered into eternal life on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Elmira, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Elias Sr. and Anna (Densmore) Pealer. Irene was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Mountain Top and her greatest joys were her family and her church.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Arthur R. Bray, Sr.; a daughter, Sue Ann Bray Larson; sons; Arthur R. Bray Jr. and Russell A. Bray Sr.; brothers, Grant, Nevin, Elias B. Jr. and Daniel Pealer; sisters, Margaret Swank and Ruth Schultz.

Surviving are her daughters, Vivian Korch and husband, Anthony, Nanticoke; and Marjorie Bray, Mountaintop; sisters, Beth Norsen, Clifton Springs, N.Y.; Jolina Gotham, Horse Heads, N.Y.; Nancy Hall, Angola, N.Y.; brothers, Richard Pealer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; and Benjamin Densmore, Lake Helen, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Christ United Methodist Church, Mountain Top. Interment will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the church. McCune Funeral Service Inc. is handling the arrangements.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 14, 2012