Nellie May (Boyer) Gray, 92, of Lancaster, went to be with her Lord and Savior on, Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Hospice of Lancaster Essa Flory Center. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Nellie (Handy) Boyer. Nellie was the wife of the late Wilbur Gray Jr.
Nellie was a former nurse at St. Joseph Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family and arts and crafts.
Surviving are 3 children; Edward Potts, Josephine Davis, and Georgette Holland wife of Curtis all of Lancaster. A step daughter; Dori Wright of Philadelphia. 4 grandchildren; Kunya Davis of Steelton, Lyndell Gjandle of Lancaster, Aaron K. Potts of Lancaster, and Doreen Abdulmalik of Philadelphia. 2 great grandchildren; Vernon and Amber Robinson of Steelton. 1 great great grandson; Treysean Robinson of Shamokin. 4 siblings; Elizabeth Young of Coatsville, Josephine Burdgess, Florence Davis, and Sherman Boyer all of Lancaster.
She was preceded in death by 6 siblings; James Boyer, Sarah Rudolph, Della Lane, Charles Boyer, Robert Boyer, and Frank Boyer.
A Funeral Service Celebrating Nellie’s Life will be held Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home 414 E. King St. Lancaster 17602 at 12 p.m. Family and friends will be received before the service at the Funeral Home from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Interment will follow at Riverview Burial Park. To send an online condolence or for more information please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.
My condolences to the family of Mrs. Nellie. I remember her as another mother and a very good friend to me. Growing up and spending time with Georgette and Poochey was how I got to know Mrs. Nellie. She was always encouraging to me and always celebrated my successes. Since I moved away I would always make sure when I came to town to stop by to see her. The last time I saw her was shortly after Lyndell was married and she was so excited to see me as I was to see her. She thanked me for always stopping by and remembering her. I will miss her and those precious moments we shared. My pray for the family is to be encouraged she is present with the lord!
Tracy (Bair) Leaks
My heart and prayers are with you. May God bless you.
My deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow.
God bless you all.
Judy T. McGill
Lyndell and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman and will live on in the memories and stories you share. Lean on each other for strength and let your tears carry you to a more joyous time. I love you.
Barby and Travis Devor, Owings Mills, Maryland
We have lost another beautiful, kind and loving Aunt. As so many have already mentioned, she had such a sweet and calm personality. Although we are deeply missing her earthly presence she is surely at peace now. We can be glad and rejoice that her loving spirit is now with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I’m sorry that I can’t return to PA for her celebration service, however, I am glad that I was able to see Aunt Nellie, Eddie, Poochie, Georgette and other family members last Saturday. Be blessed and know that I will continue to pray for you and our family. I love you all.
Loretta Boyer Otey
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