Rochester: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at age 93. Predeceased by his wife, Mary N. Powell. Survived by his son, Douglas G. Powell; daughter, Barbara (Frank) Farina; brother, Nolan Powell; several nieces, nephews and cousins; several loving relatives and friends. Gray served aboard the USS Chenango (CVE-28) during World War II. He was an Electrical Engineer with Eastman Kodak for 44 years and a Past Commander of American Legion Post #468. Friends may call Sunday (December 29th) 1-4 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Committal Prayer and Military Honors will be held Monday privately at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice in his memory. For more information or to sign Gray's online guestbook please visit

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  1. Gray will be sorely missed by his family and friends. A man of honor, integrity and accomplishments who left a wonderful legacy in his children. Our prayers are with him and his family. May he rest in peace.

    Paul & Evelyn Parsons

  2. Barb and Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. It is so difficult to lose our fathers–our heros. Please take comfort in all the good memories you have of past times. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  3. Bonnie Haughey,
    Dear Barbara, Douglas and Family,
    We celebrate the passing of your dear Father Gray. He now has a new eternal life in heaven and is smiling down at us all. Peace and God speed, Gray! Your life had great meaning and purpose being a neighbor, friend and good and honorable example to us all. You will be missed as one of the few good man. Sending our prayers

  4. Barb, Frank & Douglas,
    I was so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. Be comforted that he is now at peace & with your mom once again.
    With my sincere sympathy,
    Linda Hildreth

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