Sylvia J. Gray
AUBURN – Sylvia J. Gray, 79, of Auburn, passed away suddenly on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
She was born in Auburn, daughter of the late Lucean and Mary Schmoke. Besides Auburn, Sylvia also resided in Cayuga, Oswego and Anchorage, AK. She was a graduate of Union Springs High School, Class of 1960, and was very active on their reunion committee. Previously, she worked for old grants and in the office of one of our local construction companies. Sylvia was an avid Buffalo Bills and Syracuse Basketball sports fan. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren as well as her beloved canine granddaughter “Pearl”.
She is survived by three daughters: Christina (Lou) Tabone of Auburn, Rhonda (Larry) Coyle of Weedsport, Deanna Dennison of KY; six grandsons: Alex and Jordan Tabone, David Coyle, Nathal Dennison, Connor and Luke Gray; one brother John (Sue) Schmoke; two nephews: Robert and Michael Schmoke; as well as many special friends and caregivers.
In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her son Bradley Gray, sister Carol Wallace and brother Robert Schmoke.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Pettigrass Funeral Home.
Posted by The Citizen on August 29, 2021.