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Edward Joseph Raymond Obituary
YORKTOWN - Edward Joseph (Eddie) Raymond, 90, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014. Ed was a native of Cohoes, NY and was a former resident of Syracuse, NY before moving to Williamsburg18 years ago. He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving during WWII. He was employed as a printer for most of his life. He enjoyed horse racing, and was a member of the Ancient Order of the Deep, and served under Davy Jones, His Majesty's Scribe, and Neptunus Rex, Ruler of the Raging Main. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and was a wonderful story-teller who could light up a room with his smiles and laughter. Eddie was preceded in death by his son Edward Raymond, Jr. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Clara Raymond; daughter Michele Donnely; grandchildren Danielle (Travis) Morse, Christopher Szlamczynski, Jessica (Aaron) Hornstra and Peter Raymond; great-grandchildren Alex, Aeriel and Katherine Szlamczynski and Sierra and Chase Morse; a sister Eva Gilman; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown with Rev. Connie Jones officiating. Interment will follow with Navy Honors in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.
Published in Virginia Gazette on July 1, 2014
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