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James A. Gray

April 9, 1937 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

James Gray Obituary

James A. Gray, age 86, of Mars, passed away on Wednesday morning, February 7, 2024 in the comfort of his home.

Born in Tarentum, PA on April 9, 1937, he was the son of the late Andrew P. and Anna McCaslin Gray.

A 1955 graduate of Mars High School, he had served in the United States Army during peacetime.

Jim had been a CPA at Gray and Houston Accounting Services.

He was a member and Deacon at Old Union Presbyterian Church.

Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara L. Davidson Gray, who he married on November 5, 1999, two daughters, Pamela Norris (Rod) of Freedom and Linda Bair (Denny) in Virginia, two step-daughters, Kimberly Novak (Robert) of Portersville and Marcy Eichenauer (Barry) of Callery, a step-son, Todd Mincer (Kim) of Butler, a step-daughter-in-law, Michelle Mincer of Callery, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, 20 step-grandchildren and 22 step-great grandchildren. Also survived by his sister, Elaine Brewer in Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Tammy Burk, a step-son, Robert Mincer and a step-grandson, Daniel Novak.

A Celebration of Life is being planned and will be announced. Memorials may be made to Old Union Presbyterian Church, 200 Union Church Rd. Mars, PA 16046. Arrangements are under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA 16046 and condolences are available at


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