William (Billy) Gray peacefully went home to God and his loving wife the morning of Saturday October 6th 2018. Billy was born in Mt Vernon on August 22nd, 1931 to Jack and Mary Gray. Billy served his country proudly in the U.S Army. He married his childhood sweetheart Carmela (Millie) nee Macri on May 31st 1958 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Mt Vernon. Billy and Millie were the definition of soulmates, sharing a pure love most people only wish for in their lifetime. They eventually settled in Valhalla, New York to raise 4 wonderful sons. He is survived by his sister Eileen and his sons and their wives, William (Billy) and Beth, John and Susan, Robert and Beth, Joseph and Michele. As well as his 11 adoring grandchildren, Danielle, Sean, Hunter, Joey, Kevin, Justin, Kyle, Michelle, Dominique, Dylan and Jack. Their children and grandchildren were constantly in awe of their devout faith in the Catholic Church. Billy was a strong, serious, kind, gentle and loving man who brought warmth and light to anyone who had the honor to meet him. He will be missed by too many and all will take comfort in the fact he is finally at home. “Hey, whaddya say”. Reposing, Hawthorne Funeral Home on Wednesday 4-8 PM. Funeral Mass, Holy Name of Jesus Church, Valhalla, NY on Thursday 10AM. Interment, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY to follow.
HAWTHORNE FUNERAL HOME
21 West Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, New York 10532
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