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Matthew E. "Papa K"
Matthew E. Ray, age 81 years, of Toledo, died Monday July 7, 2014, at Spring Meadows Extended Care Facility, where he had lived the last five years. He was born on May 25, 1933, to Joseph and Marie (Martino) Ray in Toledo, Ohio. He was a Army veteran of the Korean War, and was a machine operator for 25 years for Doehler Jarvis, retiring in 1992. Matthew was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles on Jackman Road.
Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann; brothers, Mike, Joe and Tony, and sister, Mabel.
Surviving is his son and daughter-in-law, David M. and Susan Kay Ray and his brother, Bobby (Cathy) Ray.
Also surviving is his special friend, Marge Stapleton.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home, 2426 North Reynolds Rd. (419-531-4424), where the funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the family to disperse to Matthew's favorite charities.
Wisniewski Funeral Home
2426 N Reynolds Rd Toledo, OH 43615
Published in Toledo Blade on July 9, 2014