Lisa Gray, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend to all, was called to Heaven on
October 11, 2022 in Waldorf, Maryland. It is with great sadness that we share the
news of her untimely death.
Lisa was born in Camden, New Jersey on December 9, 1961 to Anthony Whitford
Gray Jr. and Jane Elizabeth (Prince) Gray. As the daughter of a Naval Officer and
the oldest of three, Lisa spent her youth living in several places, to include
Charleston, South Carolina, Norfolk, Virginia, and Panama (Canal Zone) before
the family settled in Clinton, Maryland.
A 1980 graduate of Surrattsville High School in Clinton, Lisa went on to earn a
Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware, where she majored in
Journalism and minored in Spanish.
Throughout her life, Lisa was a very talented writer and enjoyed creating poetry,
plays and short stories. She loved music, movies, and game nights with friends. In
her earlier years, she was an avid bowler, a member of the choir at St. Andrews
Catholic parish and long time volunteer for the Rolling Thunder.
She was a dedicated employee of The Washington Times where she was a valued
member of the workforce for over thirty years.
She is survived by her loving family, to include her father, Anthony Whitford Gray
Jr., her mother, Jane Elizabeth Gray, sisters Kathryn Marie Yurkanin (Shawn) and
Annmarie Amaral, nieces Ashley Elizabeth Wright (Kyle), Alexandra Marie
Yurkanin, nephew Michael Gerard Amaral (Colby) and great niece Blake Harper
A Celebration of Life will be held for Lisa on Friday, November 4, 2022 at One
O’clock PM at Lee Funeral Home, 6633 Old Alexander Ferry Road, Clinton,
Maryland; Visitation at One O’clock followed by a Memorial Service at Two
O’clock. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Heart Association.