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Raymond C. Lavoy Obituary
Wilmington, VT - Raymond Cyrus Lavoy, 97, a resident of Wilmington, passed away August 18, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Raymond was born in Wilmington on May 9, 1920 the son of the late Cyrus and Marguerite (Beaudry) Lavoy.

He graduated from Wilmington High School where he played both baseball and basketball. Raymond was a mechanic for Moran's Garage before entering the Army where he served in World War II.

Following his discharge from the service he worked as a self employed plumber and propane gas distributor and retired at the age of 80. He was a member of the United State Army Air Corps and former member of the VFW and American Legion in Wilmington.

For 55 years he was a member of the Wilmington Water Department where he served as Water Commission for many years. He was also a member of the Wilmington Fire Department for twenty-five years and the Sheriffs Department for fifteen years.

Raymond played on town and military baseball and basketball teams and enjoyed golf and in his earlier years hunting. Not only was he an avid New York Yankee baseball fan, but he was a ball player as well, having been signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Military service ended that possibility but after his service he continued to pitch for the town baseball team. He enjoyed all sports, and spending time with his family.

Raymond is survived by his children Tamara Karwoski of Palm Harbor, FL, Dennis Lavoy of Lake Worth, Florida, Susan Ruprecht and husband Carl of East Berkshire, VT, Mark Lavoy and wife Marie of Wilmington, Chris Lavoy of Wilmington, and Lisa Levitas and husband Jon of Goshen, NY, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Beatrice Ann Dunn (Bobbie) whom he married in Adams, MA on November 30, 1946. Mrs. Lavoy passed away October 13, 2016. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Roland B. Lavoy and his grandson Kevin M. Lavoy.

SERVICES: Funeral services for Raymond will be held Sunday August 27, 2017 at 2pm at Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home 44 East Main Street Wilmington, VT. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be held Sunday August 27, 2017 from 1-2pm.

If friends desire, memorial gifts in Raymond's memory may be made to the Association, c/o Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home P.O. Box 215 Wilmington, VT 05363.

To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com

The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home 44 East Main Street Wilmington, VT.

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Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 22, 2017
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