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Raymond Joseph Reiblein, 69, of Mentor passed away in Willoughby on March 2, 2014.
He was born September 18th, 1944, in Cleveland.
Ray is a US
Veteran as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in the
. Ray was a graduate of Eastlake North and Lakeland College. He then went to work for Euclid INC until it closed. Recently he worked as a Lake County Veterans service officer until he retired from there in 2013.
He was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots and Razorbacks Crew Member associations. Member of American Legion Post of Mentor, Vietnam Veterans Post 4796 in Wickliffe and North Coast Veterans at St. Justin Martyr.
Ray is survived by his wife of 39 years, Loretta; his sister, Deborah (Joseph) Serksnis; a host of nieces and nephews; and his favorite baby, Shadrach.
He is preceded in death by his parents Robert Sr. and Viola Reiblein; and his brother, Robert Jr.
Donations can be made in Ray's honor to the Wounded Warrior Project (
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8th, at St. Bede Church in Mentor. Burial in All Souls Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 6, 2014
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"My heart felt to your family at their time Of sadness Know that he was a grand hero. David Riley 3/5..."
- David Riley
"I would say rest in peace, but God is not the God of the dead, but the living. I hope when I have passed..."
- Don Langlois
"I never met Ray, though we served in the same unit. I served in the D Troop 3/5 '70 - '71. I am sorry..."
- Pat Ross
"Rest in peace Crusader 33 from Warwagon 13, we flew missions together in 1968 for D Troop, 3/5 Cav"
- Richard Bench
"Ray we go back to years before the military at Cleveland Crane and Engineering.When you ask me about the..."
- Jack Smotts
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