Phyllis J Gray obituary 1933~2022


Mrs. Phyllis J Gray (Cook), 88, of Waynesboro, PA went to be with the Lord, Friday, January 14, 2022, in her home.

Phyllis J Gray
Phyllis J Gray

Born September 8, 1933 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Ervin S. and Anna E. (Calimer) Cook.

She and her husband, the late Robert L. Gray, were married on August 7, 1955 in Hagerstown, MD. Mr. Gray died on January 2, 1974.

Mrs. Gray was a houseparent at Scotland School for Veteran’s Children for many years. She retired in 1998.

She was a member of Family Life Worship Center, Zullinger, PA.

She is survived by two children, Elwood L. Gray and Barbara L. (Gray) Miller, both of Waynesboro; one granddaughter, Amanda Cook and her husband, Devis of Waynesboro; two great-grandchildren, Cooper Cook and Brynn Cook; two sisters, Rose M. Weaver (Michael) of Arcanum, OH and Linda L. Irons (Joseph) of Haines City, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley E. Cook and one sister, Rachel L. McCarney.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022 in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro with Pastor Jay Brookes officiating.

Burial will follow in Burns Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Thursday morning, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.