Obituary of Carol Pearl Gray
It is with saddened hearts we announce that Carol Pearl Gray, age 75 of Halifax (formerly of Sambro) passed away peacefully on May 31, 2018, in the Halifax Infirmary QEII, after a brief illness. Born in East Jeddore, she was the eldest daughter of Frances (Jennex), East Jeddore and the late Allan Monk.
At the age of 16, she moved to Sambro and had a brief career at Simpson Sears and then became a homemaker after she married her late husband Granville of 50 years. She enjoyed going for scenic drives, spending time with family and friends, doing the weekly Lexicon and was an avid Coronation Street fan. Beside her mother, she is survived by her two children Victor (Kim), Sambro and Jo-Anne, Halifax; grandsons Bob and Mark; sisters, Marg (Tom) Monk, Ostrea Lake and Barbara (Randy) Power, East Jeddore; sisters-in-law Marg Gray, Cambridge and Nancy Marryatt, Sambro; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Granville in 2010, two children Peter and Andrew in infancy, brothers-in-law, Keith Gray and Hugh Marryatt.
Cremation has taken place under the care of J. Albert walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. A celebration of her life will be held in St. James United Church, Sambro on Thursday, June 7th at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev. Helene Burns, with a reception to follow in the church hall. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. James United Church of Sambro or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
A special thank you to Doctor Green, Nurse Lesley and the staff of 7.4 for their compassionate care given to Mom.