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Ellen D. (Gray) Will of Melrose died Sunday at her home. She was 73.

She was born in Plymouth, N.H., and was raised in Lincoln, N.H.

She was a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

Mrs. Will lived in Concord for several years before moving to Somerville and Melrose.

She worked for Roger’s Foam Factory in Somerville for several years and Highland Cafe in Malden for many years.

Mrs. Will loved to read books, play bingo, spend time at Foxwoods casino, cruises and traveling to Bermuda, Bahamas, Montreal, Toronto, Nova Scotia, North Conway, N.H., and Yarmouth on Cape Cod.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard T.; a daughter, Kimberlie Nikou of Melrose; a sister, Maureen Haley of Leominster; a great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private.

Arrangements by Gately Funeral Home, Melrose.