Veronica H. Gray

Feb 22, 1930 - May 6, 2022


Holmdel Funeral Home Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel, New Jersey


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Veronica H. Gray, 92 of Colts Neck died on Friday, May 6.

She was born in Lackawanna, PA in 1930 to the late Michael and Verna Nagy. Veronica and her family were raised in Throop, PA before settling in Miami. Veronica met the love of her life, Donald and the two of them married before moving to Holmdel and raising their family at McGee farm.

She enjoyed trips to Monmouth Park and Atlantic City with her friends and family but, loved spending time with family most of all. Veronica was a devout Catholic and a member of the Altar Rosary Society at St. Catharine’s for many years.

She was always willing to go out of her way to lend a helping hand and will be missed by those who knew her.

She is predeceased by her parents, and siblings Jules Nagy, Elizabeth (Betty) Waldorf, Irma Parker, Marion Schlossbach, and Joan Gallagher.

Surviving is her beloved husband of 63 years, Joseph Donald Gray, and children Elizabeth Gray of Colts Neck, James Frances Gray of Old Bridge, Michael Joseph and his wife Janet Gray of Bethel, Alaska, Maria Gray of Colts Neck, and Joann Gray of Morganville, five grandchildren Katarina, Sydney, Spencer, Pierson, and Reagan, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation Monday, May 9 from 4pm – 7pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 S. Holmdel Road, Holmdel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, May 10 at 11am at St. Gabriel’s Historic Church, 549 County Road 520, Marlboro. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery, Holmdel.

In lieu of traditional remembrances, the family asks with gratitude that donations in her name be made to the American Heart Association;

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