BOSS, Raymond Gustave
Passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at age 94 years. Beloved husband of the late Sheila Moore. Loving father and father-in-law of Kristine and Robert Burr of Ottawa and Karen and George Jacob of Kelowna. Proud grandfather of William and David Burr. Survived by sister-in-law Marina Boss and nieces and nephew Carmen, Odette, and Ken in Ontario, and niece Laura in British Columbia. Predeceased by brothers Bill and Dr. Mark Boss, and his father Lt. Col.William Boss and mother Marcelle Ramaut Boss. Ray's passions in life were his family and the military. He had a long and distinguished career with the Army Service Corps, serving in both World War II and the Korean War. Following retirement from the military, Ray worked in the federal public service for several years. Friends are invited to visit on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1 PM with Funeral Service to follow at 2 PM, at Windsor Park Manor, 990 Hunt Club Road West, Ottawa. Memorial donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation (General Campus) or the Ottawa Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the staff and residents at Windsor Park Manor, the team at the Ottawa General (5-West) for their caring support, and to Susan Williams and Joan Dillon for the visits he so enjoyed.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2013