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Helen A. Gray

November 7, 1926 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 93)

Obituary

Helen A. Gray, age 93, passed away on Monday, July 06, 2020 at Saratoga Center for Rehab & Skilled Nursing.

She was born on November 7, 1926 in Corinth, NY, the daughter of the late Rudolph Smith and Helen Pagach Smith.

Helen was a graduate of Corinth High School, class of 1944.  Following graduation, she married the love of her life Adelbert A. Gray on Sept. 22, 1946.  

Helen was a cashier for Grand Union for 2 years before she married.   She was the last founding member of the Lutheran Church-Good Shepherd in Glens Falls.  Helen enjoyed her 5-mile daily walks, and homemaking but her devotion was to her children and grandchildren.

Helen is survived by her sons, James E. Gray (Carol) of Knoxville, Tenn., David A. Gray of Boston Mass.; daughter, Sally J. Wintersteiner (Wolfgang) of Corinth, NY; grandchildren, James Wintersteiner of Schuylerville, NY, Joseph Wintersteiner (Julie) of Endwell, NY. Jennifer Lemelin (Timothy) Corinth, NY; great-grandchildren, Emily Lemelin, Hunter Lemelin; sister, Catherine Carter of Saratoga Springs, NY, sister-in-law, Phyllis Smith, nieces, nephews, and many friends who will miss her dearly. 

She is preceded in death by her husband (1999) after 56 years of marriage and her brother John Smith.

Family and friends may call from 2 pm – 4 pm on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY with Pastor, Paul Wagner officiating. 

Interment following the service at 12:30 pm will be at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen’s name can be made to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 543 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801 or the Corinth Emergency Squad, 101 Sherman Ave., Corinth, NY 12822.

 

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Services

Viewing
Sunday
July 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Funeral Service
Monday
July 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Compassionate Funeral Care
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Interment
Monday
July 13, 2020

12:30 PM
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

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