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1933 Shirley 2016

Shirley Gray

May 16, 1933 — March 9, 2016

Shirley Mae Gray, (Cherrie) 82 of Wood Dale IL, passed away on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 in Delray Beach FL. Shirley was born on May 16, 1933 in Braceville IL. Daughter of William (Pinky) and Violet Cherrie. Shirley graduated from Gardner High School and went on to marry the late William J. Gray (Bill) on August 23rd 1952. Shirley was an accomplished and ambitious woman with many interests and passions. President of Central Assembly Co., in Addison IL for 40 years, Shirley was a successful entrepreneur and businesswoman. Her passions and interests included golfing? Shirley was an active board member in golf leagues both in Florida and Illinois. She was also a member of The Red Hat Society, traveling and enjoying life to the very fullest until the time of her passing. Shirley was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church and was an active in their choir. All she touched in her life regarded Shirley as a savvy, intelligent and fun loving woman. She had a million �dollar smile, and an incredible drive to live life to its fullest. She lived that life exhibiting strength, grace, and poise. Shirley is survived by her son, William J. Gray Jr and daughter Charlene (late Harry) Harvey. Grandchildren: Arthur Sears, William Gray III, Amy Sears, Marina Bakopoulos (John), Veronica Rabinowitz (Daniel) and Thomas Puntillo. Great grandchildren, Manny Sears, Christopher Krueger, Matilda Sears, Nolan Gray, and Anthony and Sophia Bakopoulos. She is preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Gray, daughter Susan Puntillo and her parents William and Violet Cherrie. Funeral Service Wednesday March 16th, 2016 9:15am from Humes Funeral Home 320 W. Lake St. Addison (2Mi E of Rt 53, 2Mi W of Rt 83) to Holy Ghost Church for Mass at 10am. Int. Thursday March 17th, 2016 11am at Braceville-Gardner Cemetery. Vis. 3-9pm Tuesday March 15th, 2016. If desired, masses greatly appreciated.

SERVICES Funeral Mass

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Holy Ghost Catholic Church 254 N Wood Dale Rd Wood Dale, IL 60191

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