SOUTHINGTON - Raymond D. Angell, 54, of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, surrounded by his family at HCC at Bradley Memorial. He was the proud and dedicated father of Timothy Angell.
Ray was born on July 17, 1959, in Waterbury; he grew up in New Britain and had been a Southington resident for over 25 years. Ray was a bus driver at New Britain Transportation for over 20 years and for the last 10 years worked for Manafort Brothers Construction. He was very active in Southington Youth Athletics; involved in baseball, football and wrestling. He was an avid Red Sox Fan.
In addition to his son Timmy, Ray is survived by his stepchildren, Anna and Nicholas Schroeder and their mother, Katherine Schroeder, of Southington; two granddaughters, Bridget and Dallas Schroeder; two sisters, Marilyn Karto and Beverly Bouley, both of Florida; five nephews, Thomas Carlson, of Southington, Anthony Carlson, of Bristol, Timothy Carlson, of Ocala, Fla., Ronald Karto and Kevin Karto, both of Florida; and his longtime friends, Nadine and John Walton and their daughter, Erica and her children, Cierra, Cheyenne and Connor, of Southington. He was predeceased by his parents, John P. Butler and Mary (Hughes) Butler; and several siblings.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ray's memory may be made to the PKD Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 28, at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. before the service. Burial will held in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington at the convenience of the family. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.