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Of West Mifflin, PA passed away peacefully on September 8, 2018 after a long and hard fought battle with multiple blood disorders and pancreatic cancer. Ray was born on April 3, 1952 in McKeesport, PA to Frank and Virginia Uher Tison.  Ray was a 1970 graduate of South Allegheny High School and a 1974 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. He was employed for 25 years with Mellon Bank. Ray was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 39 years, Janet. He was the proud father of Stephanie Tison of Greensboro, NC, Kelly Tison (Michael Cibrone) of Meadville, PA and Keith (Erin) Tison of Wheeling, WV, and Michael Bartek of Duquesne, PA. Ray is survived by his sister-in-law, Joyce (Robert) Comstock of Harrison City, PA; and his nephews, David (Carise) Comstock and family of Macungie, PA, Greg (Colleen) Comstock and family of Indianapolis, IN and Michael (Gina) Comstock and family of Philadelphia, PA.  Ray is also survived by his loving godchild, Karen (William, Billy, and Katie) Murphy, of Havre De Grace, MD; and by many cousins and their families. Ray loved his rescue dogs and is survived by Jasmine, Roxie and Daisy. He is also survived by his special grand dog Summer and grand cats, Ser Pounce, Chunk, Biggie, Seeps, Smokey and Haeby. Viewing will take place Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., and Wednesday, September 12, 2018 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., at JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Spirit Parish Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Lebanon Church Cemetery. Ray has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh or . Condolences may be left at www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12, 2018
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