May 19, 1917 - August 1, 2015
NORWAY- Frances E. Gray age 98 of Norway, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Evergreen Meadows in Norway, MI. She was born in Vulcan on May 19, 1917, the daughter of the late Secondo and Rose (Piva) Gallino. Frances graduated as the valedictorian of Vulcan High School in 1934, and attended Northern Michigan University in Marquette. She married Wesley F. Gray on August 25, 1945 in St. Barbara’s Church in Vulcan. He preceded her in death on March 2, 2001. When Wes returned from serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, they moved to Dayton, OH and resided there until 1983. After Wes retired they moved back to Norway. Frances worked in the accounting department of Montgomery Savings and Loan Association. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Norway, Anderson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and the Loretto Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed traveling, reading, baking and embroidering. Frances loved her family and treasured spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Rosemary (Pete) Rembetsy of Fairfield, CT; grandsons Michael (Susan) Rembetsy of Berkley Heights, NJ and Jonathan (Annie) Rembetsy of Savannah, GA; great grandchildren Christopher, Tyler, Bear, Lily, Piper and Rowan; sisters-in-law Muriel “Toots” Gallino of Norway and Mary Ellen Gallino of Norway; many nieces and nephews. Frances was preceded in death by her brothers John “Jack” Gallino, Victor Gallino and Bernard Gallino; sisters Angeline Johnson and Jeanne Menapace. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 5 from 9-10 a.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norway, with Fr. Raymond Valerio presiding. Interment will be held at the Norway Township Cemetery.
NORWAY- Frances E. Gray age 98 of Norway, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Evergreen Meadows in Norway, MI. She was born in Vulcan on May 19, 1917, the daughter of the late Secondo and Rose (Piva) Gallino. Frances graduated as the valedictorian... View Obituary & Service Information
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