Raymond  Raftery

Obituary of Raymond Patrick Raftery

Raymond P. Raftery age 97, of Gulfport, Florida, died at home peacefully in the presence of his son Paul, and his soulmate, Peggy Brennan. Ray was born in Revere, Massachusetts, on April 4, 1926, and lived in Peabody with his wife Jacqueline ( Gover) for many years before she passed in 1999.
Ray served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II, and retired from New England Telephone after 34 years.
Ray is survived by his son, Paul and daughter-in-law, Diane Raftery of North Ft. Myers, FL and Salem, Massachusetts, his soulmate, Peggy Brennan, his grandsons, Kevin and Shawn Raftery, and great-granddaughters, Lauren and Marin, all of Florida. Ray was also married to Kathy Carlin in 2001. She passed in 2009.
Ray will always be remembered for his kindness and remarkable sense of humor! We will always treasure our memories of fun and laughter.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to:
Hope House Ministries
P.O. BOX 358
Port Jefferson, N.Y. 11777

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 29, 2024
Anderson McQueen Funeral Home Tyrone Chapel
7820 38th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg , Florida, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, March 1, 2024
Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church
5800 15th Avenue South
Gulfport , Florida, United States
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