Joseph F. Gray Jr.


Joseph F. Gray Jr., 87, of Gabriel House, Fall River, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at St. Anne Hospital, Fall River.

Born in Providence, RI, he was a son of the late Joseph F., Sr. and Hazel (Barnes) Gray. He was employed as a Pharmacist for various Pharmacies, before retiring. He was a graduate of LaSalle Academy and the University of RI, School of Pharmacy. Joseph was a United States Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War. In his youth, he was a great athlete and played baseball and basketball. Joseph was an avid Yankee fan. He was a daily communicate of St. Anne Church in Fall River.

Joseph was the beloved brother of Rev. John W. Gray, Robert E. Gray, Charles H. Gray, Patricia E. (Gray) Pezzullo, and the late James H. Gray; brother-in-law of Michael C. Pezzullo; uncle of Susan M. Rhodes, Cathy L. Baker, and Michael C. Pezzullo, and goddaughter Cheryl A. Long; their children, Courtney L. Conway, Halina M. and Sophia L. Rhodes, Samantha L., Rachel E. and Emma R. Baker, Maryna G., Michael J. and Brendon P. Pezzullo; and great-great-grand uncle to Kiara E. Conway.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 8-9 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial, celebrated by his brother, Rev. John W. Gray in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 178 Dexter St., Providence, at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery, 959 Nooseneck Hill Rd. (Rte. 3), West Greenwich.

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