In Celebration of

Irene Marjorie Ellis Melville-Gray (nee Gordon)

January 13, 1932 -  November 13, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Irene Gray (nee Gordon) who was born in Glasgow, Scotland and as a child moved to Toronto and later became a proud Canadian citizen.

On November 13, 2017, Irene died peacefully in her sleep, after a short illness at The Credit Valley Hospital.

Loving wife of James Gray for 55 years (deceased 2007), devoted mother to Jim (Mary), Paul and David. Proud Grandma to Ryan (Maggie), Jordan, Kirsten (Mike) and Christopher. Adoring Aunt to Don (Janet), Karen (Tom), Susan (Al), Rod (Mary) and their children.

She will be dearly missed by her close and extended family and her many friends who cherished her love and friendship.

Visitation will be held at Turner and Porter Neweduk – Erin Mills Chapel, 1981 Dundas Street West, Mississauga on Thursday November 16, 2017 from 2 -4 p.m. and 7 -9 p.m. Funeral Service celebrating Irene’s long, joyful and purposed filled life at Trinity Church Streetsville, 69 Queen Street South, Mississauga on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. followed by a dessert reception.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Scott Mission and Trillium Health Partners Foundation.


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Norma Bandler (Friend and Fan)

Entered November 14, 2017 from Toronto

To each of you in Irene's family, I share with you the sadness that attends the death of your wonderful Irene. My memories include her incredible elegance, costumed as royalty at one of our CVH Foundation Galas, her feistiness and sweetness in our committee meetings and her wise friendship doled out as needed.
Irene will always be in my memory bank. Blessings to all members of the Gray family.

Sharon Moss (Friend from Trinity Church and Red Hatters)

Entered November 14, 2017 from Paris, On

I am very sorry for your loss, my sincere condolences. The last time I saw Irene was when the Red Hatters visited the Weather Network earlier this spring, a very enjoyable time which Irene arranged for the Red Hatters. She also helped a talented author to self-publish an entertains little book, and the author attended a potluck Red Hatters lunch. Since we moved to Paris, Ontario, I don’t get over to Mississauga very often now to visit. I was very sad when I saw in an email from Trinity Church that she had passed away. Again, my condolences.

Mike and JoAnne Duggan (Friend)

Entered November 14, 2017 from Mississauga

Jim and Mary, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mum. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Margaret Chapman (Long Time Friend)

Entered November 14, 2017 from Mississauga

It is with profound sadness that I extend my sympathies to Irene's family. She will be forever in our Hearts. God Bless

Maisie&Ken McMullen (Friend&Probus member)

Entered November 14, 2017 from Streetsville

I(Maisie) played cards in a card group since 1998 with her & we will miss her


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