Lisa Jeannine Giardina Gray, age 56, of Atlanta, Georgia, died suddenly of a heart attack at Grady Hospital on May 9th. 2019. She was born on November 17, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Joseph Salvador Giardina and Doris Evelyn Giardina. After graduating from Mount Carmel Academy in 1980 she studied at University of Louisiana at Lafayette and received her Batchelor of Arts degree in 1990 at Loyola University in New Orleans. Lisa is survived by her husband James D. Gray, her dog Lola, and an inspiring list of friends she has amassed through the years. Lisa’s passions included art, music, fishing, an unwavering dedication to all her friends whom she considered family, and of course her beloved New Orleans Saints. Her bold, courageous spirit lifted everyone within reach, and her joyous laughter will be missed. A Memorial Service honoring Lisa’s life will be at Wages and Sons Funeral Home in Stone Mountain, GA on Saturday, May 18th at 12:00 PM. A Memorial for Lisa will also be held in New Orleans at a date in the near future. Those who desire to honor Lise’ please consider donating to https://www.kidsmart.org/donate and mention Lisa Giardina Gray Memorial in the comments.

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  1. Forever in my heart and lock in all my laughter! I’ll hear you forever with every crab I ever eat!! So loveski, Youski!!!! ♥️😇♥️
    Gina & The Boys

  2. I haven’t seen Lisa since Mt Carmel but I’m sure she was a dear spouse and friend to all that came in her life. May her soul through the mercy of God the Father God the Son and God the Holy Spirit Rest In Peace.

  3. Oh Lisa! I can’t believe you are no longer here. I am so going to miss our outings together. You were always ready for a dining out experience, or an evening at the theater. But most of all I am grateful for all the love, laughter and the incredible yummy dinners and support that you gave to me over the past few years. And now you are soaring to the highest heights possible and looking out for all of us. God speed my friend. You are missed.

  4. While I know their are those so glad to see you, we here are so deeply sadden by your leaving us.
    Your wicked sense of humor and speedy repartee along with your beautiful smile will leave such a huge hole in our hearts!
    Forever peace my friend.💕
    Mary, Artie and James

  5. God’s blessings on you Cousin Lisa. Only now learning of your passing and very sad to learn of it. I wish we could have better kept in touch over the years. You were always my favorite cousin.

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