Samuel “Sam” J. Gray

ANSON – Samuel “Sam” J. Gray, 93, passed away Oct. 16, 2021 at his home in Skowhegan with his beloved wife of 72 years and children by his side. He was born June 12, 1928, in Anson, the son of Albert and Mary (Flannery) Gray.He attended Madison Schools and married his wife on November 24, 1949. He worked throughout his life for the shoe industry and after retirement, he worked for the town of Skowhegan. He loved his family and that was always his top priority his entire life. Sam loved Skowhegan football and attended all the games for 40 years until health issues set in. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.Sam is survived by his wife, Jean (Breingan) Gray; daughter, Brenda (Gray) Charrier; sons, Randall Gray and wife Rose, Samuel Gray Jr. and wife Tammy; grandchildren, Staci Tozier, Danielle Charrier, Andrea Kane, Amy Gray, Olivia Gray, Rodney Gray, Jason Gray, Jennifer Noyes, Chelsea Bennett, Haley Farrin; brother, Eddie Gray and wife Elaine; sisters, Pearl Turcotte, Emma Boivon and husband O’Neil and Louellen O’Keefe. He was predeceased by his beloved grandson, Tracey Gray and several brothers and sisters.The family would like to thank hospice for helping us through this process.A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Turner Poulin Hall, Waterville Road, Skowhegan.Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan ME 04976In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Sam’s name to Alfond Center for Cancer Care c/o MaineGeneral Health, Office of Philanthropy,PO Box 828,Waterville ME 04901

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