Denis Dray
Denis Dray
Visitation Information
January 13 - 14, 2022
Visitation Time
Thursday - 10:00am to 9:00pm; Friday - 11:00am
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, January 14, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
St. Anne's Church, Dunville
Burial Information
Burial Location
St. Anne's Cemetery, Dunville
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Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 at his daughter Loretta and Ed’s residence in Dunville, a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Denis Dray, at the glorious age of 99 years, 8 weeks shy of his 100th birthday. Predeceased by his wife Mary in 1982.

Left to mourn his passing are his daughters: Madonna (Ed Leonard), Anne Marie (Bill Patterson), Loretta (Ed Stoodley), Mary (Max Cranford), Evelyn (Paul Whitten), Cathy (Ed Mandville), Sandy (Rod Flynn); and sons: Gerard (Denise), Brian (Trudy), Ron (Rossie) and Dean (Dana). Also left to mourn are his 25 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, his brothers Eugene and Joey; sisters Mary Jo, Helena and Marie, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A special thank you to his caregiver Lindsey Boland ("Linda") and special angel Denise Dray.

To his daughter and son-in-laws, neighbors, Dr. Robert Power, Dr. Colleen Kirby, Placentia Public Health staff and many others who helped with his care over the last couple of months, a very heartful thank you for all the love, kindness and support you have provided to our father. You are truly angels in disguise.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia.  Visitation to take place on Thursday from 10am to 9pm and Friday at 11am.  Mass of Christian Burial to take place 2pm on Friday, January 14, 2022.  Interment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery, Dunville. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, visitation is permitted with restrictions. Please visit for additional information regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Multiple Myeloma at,  include "NL Chapter" in comment

“To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die”
Denis Dray