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 Army Veteran as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in the Vietnam War. 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 (support.woundedwarriorproject.org)
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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