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Lavonia Y. Ray
October 28, 1946 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Lavonia Yvette Ray, 77, Johnstown, passed away November 21, 2023 peacefully at West Penn hospital. She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas, Jr. and Winifred "Bonnie" (Crawley) Ray. Lavonia was a graduate of Johnstown High School, Class of 1966, and received a diploma from Cambria Rowe Business College. She was employed and retired from The American Cross as a laboratory assistant. Lavonia loved to paint and craft for all occasions. She was a great collector of recipes, of which she made personalized recipe books for family and friends. She enjoyed baking, ice skating, and was a devoted Pirates and Steelers fan. She was a member of The Retired Men's Club, and a member of The Kernville Reunion committee. she enjoyed Zydeco music and had an extensive vinyl record collection, of which she cherished. Lavonia was quite the seamstress, and often made many outfits for herself and others. She truly loved her pets, as she had many throughout her life. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Deepest regards to all of the friends and companions she acquired over the years. Friends will be received 2-4PM Wednesday November 29th at John Henderson Company Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.