Age 89, of West Palm Beach, FL passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Hospice of Palm Beach County. Ray was born and grew up in Cleveland, OH and was married to his wife Olga for 51 years until she passed away in 2008. Ray attended West Tech High School where he wrestled and was state champion in his weight class. He went on to wrestle for Ohio State University and Indiana University where he became the one of the national AAU wrestling champions. After college he went into the family home building business and coached wrestling at Ballwin Wallace University in Berea, OH. Ray was very active in the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Cleveland Council for well over 30 years as well as being an active member of Kiwanis for 30 years. Ray and Olga moved to FL in 2006 to be near their son and daughter-in-law, Raymond J. and Dawn Puzzitiello also of West Palm Beach, FL. Ray is survived by his son Raymond J. Puzzitiello and his brothers Rocco and Richard Puzzitiello. The family will receive relatives and friends at Palms West Funeral Home located at 110 Business Park Way and State Route 7 in Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411, (561) 753-6004 on Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. A Mass will be celebrated at St. Rita?s Catholic Church at 13645 Paddock Drive, Wellington, FL 33414 on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:00AM, with the burial immediately afterwards at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery located at 10941 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411. Donations in his name, in lieu of flowers, can be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Cleveland Council 2241 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 861-6060. Palms West Funeral Home & Crematory Royal Palm Beach, Florida (561) 753-6004 Family Owned & Operated www.palmswestfuneralhome.com

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Palms West Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
110 Business Park Way Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 753-6004

Published in The Palm Beach Post from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2013