A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held for John R. Grayson, 94, of Granville, formerly of New Kensington, PA, at The Church of St. Edward the Confessor, Granville, Ohio with Msgr. Paul P. Enke as celebrant. Private interment will be held at Greenwood Memorial Park in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.
A beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, John passed away March 1, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Arnold, Pennsylvania to the late John and Evelyn Drummond Grayson.
John was an agent with State Farm for 38 years. He was member of St. Edward Church in Granville and formerly a member of Mount St. Peter Church in New Kensington. A voracious reader and mentor to many, John was well respected and loved.
Surviving are his wife of 75 years, Clodagh Hunger; daughters, Cathy Schumaker and Gwenn Grayson; grandsons and their wives, Damon and Kristine (Campolo) Schumaker of Saratoga Springs, NY and Aaron and Erin Gilbert-Schumaker of Newark, OH; great grandchildren, Shelby and Sydney Schumaker, and Nickalus and Isaiah Schumaker; step grandson, Brayden McElhiney; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Dolores Anne Grayson-Long and Herbert B. Long.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of St. Edward the Confessor, 785 Newark Granville Rd., Granville, OH 43023.
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The Church of St. Edward the Confessor
785 Newark Granville Road, Granville OH 43023