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Larry A. Grey

October 7, 1952 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 68)

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Obituary

Larry A. Grey, 68, a Moon Township resident since 1997, formerly of Sewickley, taken peacefully but unexpectedly to his heavenly home, on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from Heritage Valley Kennedy. Larry, born in Pittsburgh on October 7, 1952, was one of three children born to the late Thomas Singleton and Elsie (Patterson) Grey. Larry was a graduate of Quaker Valley High School, Class of 1970, where he passed on the football and track team. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from University of Pittsburgh in Computer Technology. For many years, Larry was a tax law specialist working for the Treasury Dept. He was a member of Triumph Church where he served on the Trustee and Usher Board. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force as a Sergeant and was a member of American Legion Post 450. Lorraine Howell and Larry began their life story in 1968 as friends since the 10th grade and it was no surprise that they fell in love and married in 1976 and had 45 beautiful years together. Beloved husband and best friend of Lorraine Howell Grey, loving brother of Thomasina (Grey) Jones and the late Estelle Crawford; cherished brother-in-law of Adora Simms (Joe) and Leslie Howell; his nieces and nephews Cherie Howell, Harold Allen Crawford ( Lisa) Rethie Elaine Crawford Burgess (James), Patrice Davidson, Jennifer Renee Jones, and Eric Jason Jones; a host of grand nieces, nephews 1 great-grand nephew, cousins and beloved friends.  Larry was a humble man who walked quietly with God. He loved words and used those words to speak wisdom and sometimes depart humor. He was well loved and respected by many. His personality was such that you felt you were part of his family and he had many adopted nieces and nephews, who always referred to as “Uncle Larry”. His life here on earth was lived for  God and his mission was to be a beacon of love for God. He will be greatly missed. Please join us as we celebrate Larry’s life with visitation Friday 2-4,6-8 with American Legion Service at 7 PM at Copeland’s Moon Township, 981 Brodhead Rd. with further visitation at Triumph Church, 1293 Mt. Nebo Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143 from 9 AM until time of service at 11 AM. Pastor Craig Giles, officiating. Burial will follow at Sewickley Cemetery with full military honors

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 21, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
R.d. Copeland Inc.
981 Brodhead Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108

Visitation
Friday
May 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
R.d. Copeland Inc.
981 Brodhead Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Triumph Church
1293 Mt. Nebo Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Committal
Saturday
May 22, 2021

1:00 PM
Sewickley Cemetery
Broad St.
Sewickley, PA 15143

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