DINGMANS FERRY, Pa. - Raymond L. Straway Sr., 70, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at St. Clare's Hospital, Dover.
The son of the late Raymond and Pearl (Cortright) Straway, Raymond was born Nov. 5, 1943, in Newton. He was married to Sylvia (Franek) Straway.
He worked for Sparta Township for 17 years, as a dairy farmer in Sparta for 15 years and a heavy equipment operator for Kozdeba Brothers, Sparta, until his retirement in 2004. Raymond was a past member of the Lafayette Fire Department and a member of the Down Back Hunting Club and Smokey Ridge Gun Club.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Amy Leek and her husband, Bill, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; son, Raymond "Guy" Straway and his wife, Rachel, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; three brothers, Robert Straway, of Staunton, Va., Arthur Straway, of Thompson, Pa., and George Straway, of Fisher, Ind.; four grandchildren, Morgan and Taylor Leek, Jaci and Raymond Straway. He was predeceased by his daughter, Deborah, in 1978.
A celebration of his life will be held at Lafayette Firehouse, Lafayette, at 1 p.m. Jan. 12.
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, Pa.