Obituary of John Gray
Gray, John Dundas, Smith’s Cove, passed away peacefully at home December 13, 2018. He was the son of the late Howard & Reta Gray, Toronto. John is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy (Sulis); daughters, Laurie (Andre, predeceased) Gagnon, Coldbrook, Margaret Gray (Tony Nadeau) Digby, Freda (Ken) Bond, Manitowaning, Ontario; son, John, Smith’s Cove; grandchildren, Phillip (Eva), Caithlin (Rolena), and Victoria (Rebecca) Gagnon, Kyle (Chanelle), Emily (Bryce) and Erica Bond; great granddaughter, Thera Gagnon; sister, Margaret (William) Cochrane, Queenston, Ontario and will be missed by nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews.
John was the owner/operator of Digby County Ambulance Service for several years, school bus driver, Line Run Supervisor for CanAr Coach Lines, Toronto for 12 years. A member/Trustee of Smith’s Cove Baptist Church, Past President and Deputy Zone Commander of Royal Canadian Legion BR# 133, Clementsport, a life member and one of the original founders of the Smith’s Cove Fire Dept., serving also as past Chief and Secretary, past Ref-in Chief Digby Minor Hockey and assistant coach of the championship Fairway Insurance Pee-Wee team. In later years John enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great granddaughter.
A special thanks to Dr. James C. King, Kentville, VON, Home Care and Digby Pharma Choice for their compassion and care.
A memorial service and celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Donations may be made to the Smith’s Cove Baptist Church, Smith’s Cove Historical Society or Smith’s Cove Fire Department.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John
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