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.

 

 

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

Edward F. Gaumond
July 14, 2017

Elena A. Hanrahan "Ellie"
June 4, 2017

Aspasia Vafiadis
May 21, 2017

Wo Low Chen
May 6, 2017

Dolores A. Scott
April 30, 2017

May Ying Chin
April 27, 2017

Michele D. Fabas
April 20, 2017

Joseph A. Voccio
March 16, 2017

Jennifer M. Croft
February 15 2017

Yvette J. Stevenson
February 16, 2017

Francis J. Giusti
February 15, 2017

Alfred L. Laliberte
February 15, 2017

Ronald G. Santos
February 13, 2017

Wan Ying Huang
February 5, 2017

Patricia A. Ryan
February 2, 2017

Lanjun Li
January 28, 2017

Rosemarie Spagnoulo
January 9, 2017

Edmond R. Orange
January 6, 2017

Juan Omar Acevedo
January 5, 2017

Helen A. Tramontano
December 25, 2016

Sandra J. Rocheforts
December 16, 2016

George W. Kilton "Terry"
December 14, 2016

Chong Yee Wong
November 25, 2016

 

 

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