A graduate from Baldwinsville, (1954), she retired from Nephrology Associates, (2000). She also was a truly loved waitress at our family-operated diners. People loved her for her amazingly witty sense of humor, style and loving heart.
She is survived by daughter, Cynthia (Tom) Brooks, grandchildren Shannon Brooks, Jon (Kathy) Brooks, Lisa (Peter)Finn, sisters, Doretta Shants, Geraldine Holt, a brother Gerald Gray, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many loving friends who she considered family.
Pre-deceased by parents Eva and Harold Gray, sisters, Elsie Murzyn and Marion Ellithorpe, a brother, Kenneth Gray, former husband William Younis, and granddaughter Cristina Brooks.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday 4-7 p.m. with a service to follow at Nelson Funeral Home 11 West Albany Street, Oswego.
Burial will be private at Jacksonville Cemetery, Phoenix, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the National M.S. Society.