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Ruth Gray

Ruth Spicer Gray, 91, of Cambridge, Maryland passed away peacefully on Monday, December 6, 2021 at Candle Light Cove in Easton, Maryland.

She was born on April 18, 1930 in Golden Hill, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Theophilous Spicer and Ethel Robinson Spicer.

Ruth attended the local schools and graduated from Cambridge High School with the Class of 1947.

On November 1, 1955 Ruth married Russell Lee Gray who passed away on April 20, 1994.

She was employed by the Cambridge Maryland Hospital/Dorchester General Hospital for thirty years.  She retired in 1995.

Ruth was a member of Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Cambridge, Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

Surviving Ruth are her two sons Alan Mitchell (Lynn) of East New Market, MD and Russell Lee Gray, Jr.(Francine) of Norfolk, VA; grandson Russell Lee Gray, III; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband are sisters Betty Fehsenfeld, Ann Eberspacher and Doris Dove; a brother Joe Spicer; a nephew Steve Dove.

A private funeral service will be held at the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock, MD with Pastor Christopher Pettit officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s name can be sent to a Charity of One’s Choice.

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I can't remember a time that I spoke to Ruth when she didn't have that broad, beautiful, genuine smile. I am so happy to have known her. She lived a long life, now she is at eternal peace. May this give her family comfort.

Lois Miller Dec 18 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Gray

Carole Spicer Dec 15 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Gray

JoAnn Phillips Dec 10 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Gray

Dana Raye and Bill Larmore Dec 9 2021 12:00 AM

Ruth was a wonderful lady. It was great to have worked with her at DGH! My sympathies to the family.

Anne King Whaples Dec 9 2021 12:00 AM

A Wonderful Person, my thoughts and Prayers are with the Family at this time.

David Fitzhugh Dec 9 2021 12:00 AM

Ruth was one of the best people I've known. She was honest, true to her word and funny. Condolences to her family and rest in peace Ruth.

Karol Redline10 Dec 9 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the Gray family. I worked with Mrs Ruth for years at DGH. Enjoyed our daily chats. She was such a sweet lady. So blessed to have those memories.

Teri Love Dec 9 2021 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Ruth's entire family. Ruth was an amazing person in many ways. I'll always cherish the many times we spent together at St. Paul's UMC. To be in her company was always a blessing. Prayers for All of her loved ones for comfort and peace.

Julie Slacum Dec 8 2021 12:00 AM

Miss Ruth was a lovely lady and will be missed! I remember her well from Dorchester General!

Janet Riley Dec 8 2021 12:00 AM

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