Marjorie L. GrayOctober 05,2013
Marjorie L. GrayMarjorie L. Gray
BENNINGTON — Marjorie L. Gray, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.
She was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Shaftsbury, the daughter of Arthur and Abbie (Niles) LaClair.
She attended Shaftsbury schools and graduated from North Bennington High School in 1946.
She married Lloyd Gray, Aug. 11, 1974, in Arlington, and worked at the IGA store there. After moving to Brookfield in 1980, she worked at the P&C/Grand Union in Randolph.
She enjoyed sewing and doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles.
Survivors include two sons, Reginald Jennings Sr. of Arlington, and Ronald Jennings of Shaftsbury; a daughter, Janet Levine of Pownal; 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Sonya Gardiner of Wakefield, R.I., and Donna Smith of Westerly, R.I.; two sisters, Betty Lukas of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., and Joyce MacDonald of Roanoke, Va.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd Gray; a daughter, Sandra LaCross; a brother, Wayne LaClair; and a sister, Avis Whitman.
Memorial services will be held at Mahar & Son Funeral Home, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 5 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. James H. Gray officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.
Graveside memorial services will be held at the Brookfield Center Cemetery in Brookfield on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bennington Project Independence or a favorite charity through Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
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