Joanne Gray

JOANNE GRAY Joanne Gray, 74, of Lansdale, passed away February 22, 2013. Born September 17, 1938 in Norristown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marguerite (Lauchmen) Allem, and was a 1956 graduate of Souderton Area High School. Ms. Gray was employed in the banking industry for most of her life and was employed by Continental Bank and Harleysville National Bank. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Order of the Amaranth, and the Junior Women's Club. Surviving are two daughters, Kimberly Lynn Gray and Susan Diane Smith, both of Lansdale; and a son, Andrew Brett Gray and his wife, Karen, of Broomall; a sister, Mary Lou Kratz; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Stephen, Zachary, and Ashley Smith, and Matthew Gray; and her partner of over 35 years, Sheldon Ronald Cope. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 6 to 8PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale, PA 19446. Funeral Service will be private at the church as will the burial at Whitemarsh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the church above or to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at Arrangements are by Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home, Inc. of Franconia Twp. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Published in The Reporter on Feb. 25, 2013