Raymond S. Peachey Sr.
AGE: 67 • Bernardsville
Raymond S. Peachey Sr. 67, died May 26, 2014. Ray was born and raised with his extended Italian immigrant family in New Brunswick, NJ. He later moved to Somerset, NJ and then settled in Bernardsville in 1989 to live and raise his family. He was employed as a English teacher at Somerville High School for 40 years where he coached both the Boys Varsity Soccer Team, which he created, and the Boys Varsity Tennis team. He retired in 2011. Ray graduated from Rutgers University with a Masters Degree in education and was a member of the Rutgers Prep, Somerville High School and SCANJ Halls of Fall. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church in Bernardsville, NJ and in his spare time, he enjoyed soccer, Classic Cars, writing and landscaping. Ray will be celebrated by his family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents Rose and Howard Peachey, and his only sibling, sister Nancy Peachey LeFever. Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Katharine Bevins-Peachey, his children Raymond Jr., Lynn, and Michael Peachey.
Visitation will be 3-6:30pm Friday at the funeral home. Memorial Celebration Services will be 3pm Saturday at the Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Somerville, N.J. Donations can made to Somerville High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team, 22 Davenport St. Somerville, NJ 08876.To send condolences to the family, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com