Jeffery Gilray, of West Seneca, NY passed away on May 5, 2016 at the age of 72.
Beloved husband of the late Nancy C. (Niebuhr), his wife of 39 years; dearest father of Jeffrey Gilray Jr. of Cary, NC and Scott (Kelly) of Lancaster, NY; devoted grandfather to Ryan and Megan Gilray; loving son of Bernadine Gilray of Sheridan, NY; brother of Steven Gilray of Sheridan and the late Karla (late Henry) Niedbalski. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Jeff was incredibly passionate about his work, touching the lives of hundreds of employees, clients and colleagues, whom he treated like part of his extended family during a 50 year career in the landscaping industry.
He was well known for his boisterous laugh along with a strong and charismatic personality that would light up a room. He enjoyed playing cards and taking annual family vacations to the Adirondacks for many years.
There will be no prior visitation and services will be held privately. If so desired, donations may be made to Hospice Foundation of WNY at www.buffalohospice. com/donate. Arrangements by the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please share your condolences online at www.CANNANFH.com .