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American Legion Post 977
Saturday November 12th, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm

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Barbara Ann Gray

Barbara Ann Gray passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2022 at the age of 72. She graduated from Berne-Knox-Westerlo and then continued her education to become an LPN. Barbara ran her own day care for many years and was known by all the kids as “Nana".  Barbara was the first to volunteer whenever anything was needed and would do anything for anyone. She especially loved being a member of the American Legion Post 977 where she was a secretary and chaplin. She did anything that needed to be done at the Legion from cooking, bartending, and cleaning. Barbara loved gardening, embroidery, and crocheting. She has made  many baby blankets for every baby born that she knew. Barbara was loved by everyone who knew her and will be so deeply missed.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 32 years Don Gray, her daughter Wendy Pollard (Marc), her son Donivan Pitcher (Tracey) Son in Law: Chad Ferriero Her grandchildren: Adam, Ashley, Evan, Emily, Christopher, Chet (Tas), Shane, JD, and Carson. Her sisters Elaine Persons (Tom), Susan Halse (Ed), Joan Morrow (Morris) and her brothers Thomas and Michael Garry (Brenda), Her brother in law David Gray (Deb), her sisters in law Dayle Hempstead (Don), Darlene Leto (Mike), Doreen Struck (George), Dawn Bentley (Bill), and many cousins, nephews, and nieces. Barbara is predeceased by her parents George and Martha Garry and her daughter Tammy Ferriero. An open house memorial gathering will be held at the American Legion Post 977 located @ 988 Altamont Blvd. Altamont, NY on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 12-4. 

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Auxilary PO Box 461 Altamont, NY 12009. 



I am so sorry for your loss. I just heard about Barbs passing and I am devastated at this news. We loved Barb and the wonderful care she gave to our grandchildren when under her care. They loved their Nana and Don, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Imer and Sharon Becker

Imer and Sharon Becker Nov 25 2022 5:10 AM

In our thoughts and prayers!

The Reinemann’s Nov 16 2022 5:01 PM

very sweet lady…

george Nov 10 2022 8:39 AM

Don, Wendy and family I know nothing I say will break the pain. I hope you find peace knowing she is with TT. Love you guys

Chrissy Stevens Nov 9 2022 7:52 AM

Barb, you were an angel here on earth, And now in Heaven. Thank you for all your good deeds. You meant so much to Diane and me. God Bless your beautiful soul.

Diane and Don Champion Nov 9 2022 7:30 AM

Barb ,I can't say how you made being a friend such a great experience. You were a positive spirit ,a delight, a light in darkness a true friend. Thank you for doing all that you did. Thank you for your friendship. Love and miss you Barb.

Jim Gaige Nov 9 2022 7:13 AM

A beautiful person who was loved by all. Fly high to be with Tammy. Will miss you and your smile

Barb Kennedy Nov 8 2022 11:01 PM

Condolences for the family. Barb was a very kind, generous, and helpful person to everyone.

Pat Lawrence Nov 8 2022 10:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Gray

Dawn Keppler Nov 8 2022 9:18 PM

Fly with the angels my sweet sister .
I love you.

Sue Nov 8 2022 8:41 PM

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