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Lester Wolseley ‘Les’ Gray

A celebration of life for the late Lester Wolseley ‘Les’ Gray, 92, Malignant Cove, Antigonish County, will be held at a later date.
Mr. Gray died February 18, 2019, in Green Meadows Community Residence for Seniors, North Grant.
Born in 1926, in St.
A celebration of life for the late Lester Wolseley ‘Les’ Gray, 92, Malignant Cove, Antigonish County, will be held at a later date. Mr. Gray died February 18, 2019, in Green Meadows Community Residence for Seniors, North Grant. Born in 1926, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, he was the youngest son of the late Harry and Ada (Traynor) Gray. He was a veteran of the Second World War, after which he attended UNB, graduating with a degree in forestry. He then joined the RCAF, where he earned the rank of Flight Lieutenant and served at bases in Trenton, Borden, and Namao. He was senior officer for the construction of RCAF Station Gypsumville. He had a great love of Golden Retrievers and while in the Airforce, showed them with great success in Field Trials across Canada. In 1967, he joined Parks Canada from which he retired as operations manager at Fundy National Park. In retirement, he moved to Malignant Cove with his wife Norma. There they joined the Highland Society and he also became very involved with the Antigonish Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Arras 59, where he became president. He is survived by two nieces, Ann Mendivil, Hawaii; Velma Chamberland, Cross Creek, New Brunswick; two nephews, Richard Clifton, Palm Springs; John Donahue, Malignant Cove. He was predeceased by his wife, Norma Evelyn (Donahue); brother, Franklin; two sisters, Helen Gray, Doris Clifton; two nieces, Beverly Dean, Rachael Lean. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com

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