Raymond Blake
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Raymond A
1928 - 2015
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Obituary for Raymond A Blake

NORTH BROOKFIELD- Raymond A. Blake, 87, died on Saturday, December 12,2015 in UMass Memorial Health Care University Campus.

He was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife of 58 years Evelyn (Drazek) Blake in 2009. He leaves 3 daughters Beverly Grenevich & her husband Joseph of North Brookfield, Sheila Hevy & her husband Glen of Holden and Diane Sarkisian of Worcester; 4 grandchildren Austin Grenevich, Nathan Hevy, Sarah & John Sarkisian; 2 sisters Barbara Perry and Gloria Broghammer; several nieces & nephews.

He was a US Army Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict from 1951-1953 . Raymond worked for the Town of North Brookfield for 38 years while serving as Highway Superintendent for 25 years until he retired. He also owned and operated his own small driveway business. Ray was a member of the retired State County and Municipal Employees Assoc., member of the Worcester County Highway Superintendents Assoc serving as vice president for 2 years and he was a member of the North Brookfield Planning Board for 5 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, December 17,2015 from 4-7PM in Pillsbury Funeral Home 44 Gilbert St. North Brookfield. The funeral will be held on Friday at 10:00AM in St.Josephs Church 296 N.Main St. N.Brookfield. Burial will follow with military honors in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made in his name to the North Brookfield Rescue Squad Po Box 73 North Brookfield,MA.01535 or the Arthritis Foundation 1355 Peachtree St. NE. 6th Fl.,Atlanta,GA.30309. Please visit : Pillsburyfuneralhome.com

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