Raymond (Ray) Edgett, 73, of 216 Second St. E., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Monday, June 5, 2000 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Raymond was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Kenora, Ont.
He was predeceased by his beloved parents, Edward and Jennie (Cunningham); and his loving sister, Mary Edgett.
Raymond is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Antonia Marie (Coran) Edgett; daughters, Kayleen Mary Cross (Mike), Donna Rae Paterson ( Russell), and Rae Ann Edgett and a special friend, Todd Wood.
He also is survived by four grandchildren, Jeffrey, Tessa, Megan, and Brandon; and two brothers, Gordon L. Edgett of Tucson, AZ., and Alvin T. Edgett, of Vancouver, B.C.
Raymond retired from the Canadian Post Office in 1990 after more than 25 years as a mail carrier.
Raymond served in the Canadian Navy during World War II on the H.M.C.S. Smith Falls. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29, and the Kitchen Creek Golf Club.
Ray was an avid sportsman, with a special passion for golf, although he participated in many other sports.
A funeral mass will be held for Raymond on Friday, June 9, 2000 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances, with Father Eugene Whyte O.M.I. officiating.
Honourary pallbearers will be all those whose lives were touched by Ray.
In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 206 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2B8.