Grace Pauline Gray
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Mrs. Grace Pauline Gray, age 91, of Coatesville, PA, formerly of Swanwyck Estates in New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her home.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Gray was born in Wilmington on Independence Day 1921, daughter of the late Floyd Giles and Pauline Magee Giles. She was a 1939 graduate of Wilmington High School.
Mrs. Gray was a talented homemaker throughout her life and had also been employed in the cafeteria of Colwyck Elementary School, where she retired in 1980 after over 20 years of service.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Harold Gray, brother, Norman C. Giles, and son-in-law, Robert P. Bryer. She is survived by her daughters, Carole A. Salisbury and husband Clyde of Carlisle, PA, and Gail E. Bryer of Coatesville, PA; grandchildren, Lee Tibbett and wife Ami of York, PA, Matthew Tibbett and wife Cheryl of Rosedale, MD, and Jeffrey Tibbett of Columbus, OH; and three great grandchildren. The Bryer family adds five stepgrandchildren; fourteen step great grandchildren; and a step great great grandson.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, January 25th, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348 / (610) 444-8733.
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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 22, 2013