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Virginia Lorelle (Peel) Bray

August 21, 1936 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Virginia Bray Obituary

Virginia Bray of Beltsville MD for over 55 years died peacefully in her sleep November 28, 2023.  Virginia was born August 21, 1936 in Washington DC., the daughter of Adolph and Virginia Peel.   She is survived by her children Debbie May (Jeff), Brenda Moore, (Jeff), Robert Bray (Jan) and J.T. Bray.  She is also survived by her grandchildren Charlotte Campbell (Josh), Clayton Alexander Moore (Rachel), Aaron May (Caitlin), Hannah Bray and Madison Bray and her great grandson Connor May.

As a devout catholic, she was a member of St. Joseph Church in Beltsville for over 50 years.  Virginia was a homemaker and made everyone comfortable in her home.  She loved gardening, traveling, playing bingo, card games and playing the slot machines at Harrah’s in Atlantic City.  She also loved spending time with her family celebrating many holidays, birthdays and other special events.   She was known as “grandma Snookie” and was a fun, loving grandma.

Virginia was deeply loved and will be missed dearly.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to St. Jude’s Children Research hospital, Dementia society of America or St. Joseph Church in Beltsville, MD.  

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December 6, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705

December 6, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705

Funeral Mass
December 7, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
11007 Montgomery Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Interment following Funeral Mass

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20906


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