Stapleton Family Funeral Home
and Crematorium Center

685 Park Ave Cranston, RI 02910 401-461-5050

 

Raymond V. Stapleton July 16, 2017

Obituaries


Stapleton, Raymond V. Jr., 73, of East Providence passed peacefully Sunday at the Coventry Health Center.  Born in Providence a son of the late Raymond and M. Frances (Gallogly) Stapleton.

Ray was a third generation licensed funeral director for 50 years, and he was a Marine Vietnam Veteran.  For the last 13 years he participated in the Military Funeral Honors Program.  He and the men and woman of that program believed firmly that all veterans deserved to have the military at the families’ side at that time of need.  And from all of us families we thank those former military for their service and that labor of love bestowed on the families of veterans.  Semper Fi.

Ray was happiest when he was with family and friends who lovingly referred to him as a “good guy”.  He loved going dancing and taking dance lessons.  His love for sweets was well known which made his passing on National Ice Cream Day simply appropriate.

He leaves a beloved son, Raymond K. Stapleton of East Providence and a daughter, Kendra Stapleton of Orlando, FL, a sister Frances M. Vest of FL, and a brother James H. Stapleton and his wife Jane, of Cranston and many nieces and nephews.

His life will be celebrated with calling hours Thursday from 4-7pm in the Stapleton Family Funeral Home, 684 Park Avenue, Cranston with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. George Maronite Catholic Church, 1493 Cranston Street, Friday at 10:00am.  Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

 

 

Harrison J. Day
May 11, 2018

Juanita M. Santos LPN
May 2, 2018

Gloria "Pudge" Murphy
April 30, 2018

Richard A.Froncillo
April 20, 2018

Margaret A. Roundeau
March 20, 2018

Zhen Bong Chen
March 18, 2018

Margaret S. Degnan
February 24, 2018

John Chin
February 13, 2018

Jonn J Curran Jr
February 10 2018

Margaret Reed
January 28, 2018

Doris L. Roberge
January 17, 2018

Robert Chet Yuen Tow
January 2, 2018

Ellen Naylor
December 28, 2017

David B. Peirce
December 20, 2017

Francis M. (Stapleton) Vest
September 18, 2017

Patricia A. (Papazian) DeQuattro
July 29, 2017

Lisa L. Coleman
July 21, 2017

Raymond V. Stapleton
July 16, 2017

Cecelia D. DiVincenzo
July 14, 2017

 

 

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