Raymond Pope

POPE, RAYMOND Raymond Pope, 89, a lifelong Oxford resident entered into peaceful rest July 11, 2013 at the Waterbury Hospital; he was the beloved husband of the late Thelma (Lovdal) Pope. Born Jan. 6, 1924 in Oxford, son of the late William and May (Aldrich) Pope. He was a WW II U.S. Marine Corps Veteran having served in the Pacific and European Theaters of Operations; he participated in the Battle at Battle of Guadalcanal. Mr. Pope was a member and Past Commander of the David S. Miles Post 174, American Legion. He was a communicant of Christ Episcopal Church where he served on the Vestry. Raymond was a firefighter and Past Captain of the Quaker Farms Fire Co. Mr. Pope leaves his loving family including a son Dr. Alan Pope MD, (Natalie) of Moorestown, NJ, and a daughter, Irene Gentile (Dr. Joseph, DMD) and grandchildren, Jennifer, Christopher, Lauren, Andrew, and Alexa. Calling Hours are Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Christ Episcopal church, 740 Quaker Farms Rd. Oxford, the service of Requiem Eucharist will follow at 11:30 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will be in Brookside Cemetery. Memorial Gifts may be sent to Christ Episcopal Church. The Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour is entrusted with the arrangements. Share a memory online at www.hullfh.com

Funeral Home

Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home
161 West Church Street Seymour, CT 06483-2525
(203) 888-2538
Published in The New Haven Register on July 13, 2013