Raymond R. Bosler, 84, of Chardon, passed away Jan. 29, 2012, at The Residence of Chardon.
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Born March 26, 1927, in Evansville, Ind., he had lived in Chardon since 2005.
A proud graduate of Brush High School in 1945, Raymond went on to graduate from John Carroll College and was the general manager and vice president of Bird Electronic Corporation of Solon, and then retired in 1992 after 35 years. He was also part-owner of Scientific First Inc.
Raymond earned a number of medals in his proud service with the U.S. Merchant Marines in World War II and the U.S. Army. He loved fishing, golf, woodworking, playing cards and listening to big band music. His gentle spirit was present in his work with the Boy Scout Troop 190 and in the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen.
Survivors are his sons, Robert (wife, Kathy) of Middlefield, Michael (wife, Mary) of Plant City, Fla., Christopher (wife, Amanda) of Burton, and Thomas (wife, Edie) of McClure; daughters, Marybeth Humphreys (husband, Ray) of Sarasota, Fla., Sarah Bowman (husband, Eddie) of Madison, Maureen Pavlick (husband, Fred) of Chardon; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Marian Kampman of California. He was a dear uncle and great-uncle.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne C. (Mahon); and parents, Raymond M. and Mildred (nee Roettger) Bosler.
Requiem Mass will be conducted 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at The Queen of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna. Fr. Carlos Casavantes will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Hill Park in Vienna.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ritondaro Funeral Home, 126 South St., (Route 44, south of Route 6), Chardon, and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made in Ray's memory to Queen of the Holy Rosary Church.
For online obituaries, condolences and order flowers at www.dejohncares.com.
Arrangements are being handled by DeJohn Funeral Home & Crematory.
Published in www.News-Herald.com from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2012