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Raymond Choquette


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Raymond J. Choquette

1944 - 2016 Raymond Joseph Choquette died April 2, 2016 at home from complications of COPD. Ray was born in Great Barrington on April 2, 1944 son of Orell and Theda (Taylor) Choquette. Ray a 1962 graduate of Mount Everett High School, proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Santa Domingo and Cuba. He worked for Dudley Race Contractor until enlisting into the Marines. In 1990 he created R&J Contractors and ran his own business until his retirement. Ray was a Past Commander and very active member of the James A. Modolo (VFW) Post #8348 in Great Barrington, MA. He served as a Volunteer Fireman in North Egremont. He enjoyed serving in the VFW, hunting, fishing, playing league pool and a good game of poker with his friends. Ray was predeceased by his wife, Jean N. (Brooks) Choquette on August 11, 2015. Ray is survived by his children, Kimberly Choquette, CA, Joseph Choquette, CO, Steven Zink,MA, Nelson (Robbie) Zink, CT, Laurie (Barry) Basinait, NY, Kasey (Tony) Percy, MA, his siblings, Annette (John) Ruggiero, VA, Donald (Barbara) Choquette, FL, Stanley (Valerie) Gracyk, NC, Teresa (Randy) Choquette, FL, and Raymond Choquette, FL, grandchildren Cassandra Lane, Steven Zink Jr., Alexis Basinait and great grandchildren, Emma and Colin. FUNERAL SERVICE: A Memorial service for Ray Choquette will be held at the James A. Modolo Post on South Main Street Great Barrington MA on Saturday April 9 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Ray's memory may be made in his name to the James A. Modolo Post #8348, PO Box 357 Great Barrington MA 01230. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 6, 2016
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