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Raymond G. Lassy

Raymond G. Lassy[1]

Male 1937 - 2017  (80 years)

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  • Name Raymond G. Lassy 
    Born 22 Feb 1937  Terryville, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 May 2017  Plymouth, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 May 2017  Hillside Cemetery, Terryville, CT, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I644  Smithwick Family Tree | Howard Family
    Last Modified 21 May 2017 

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    Last Modified 21 May 2017 13:28:17 
    Family ID F237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S226] Raymond Lassy Obituary, 20 May 2017, (Waterbury Republican),
      PLYMOUTH - Raymond G. Lassy, died peacefully on May 19, 2017 at his home in Plymouth.

      Born in Terryville, February 22, 1937, to Walter and Ruth Meyer Lassy, Ray attended the Terryville schools and Goodwin Tech Trade School. He started a small tool and die business in the basement of his parents? house while working at Lewis Machine in East Hartford. He eventually opened his first shop on South Main St. in Terryville, before expanding the business to Ray Machine Corporation at its current location on Town Hill Road. Ray held several patents for parts he designed and tooled. He worked every day at his shop for over 50 years, until a few months before he died.

      He married his wife, Darlene Packer, in 1959 and they had 5 children. He is survived by his wife of over 57 years and his children, Cheryl Casola and her husband, Robert, of Charlestown, R.I., Julie L. Lassy, of Jamestown, R.I., Brian Lassy and his wife, Diane, of Plymouth, Robin Lassy, of Terryville, and Rae Ann Stone and her husband, Andy, of Burlington; along with his grandchildren, Raymond Casola, Christopher Casola, Sarah Wishart and her husband, Andrew, Caitlin Lassy, Brianna Lassy, Karl Lassy, Benjamin Lassy, Max Stone, Andrah Stone and Jack Stone; and six grand dogs along with his brother, Walter Lassy; and his nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his stepmother, Martha P. Lassy; his sister, Janet Lassy Zurell; and his brother, Donald Lassy.

      Raymond was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Terryville, where he served as a Trustee, Elder and as a member of the Church Building Committee, he was instrumental in building the Church Fellowship Hall.He was a founding member of the Plymouth Industrial Park Commission. His passion for snowmobiles inspired him to open a dealership.

      Ray was a lifetime member of the Terryville High Riders Snowmobile Club and the Terryville Fish and Game Club. He raised Black Angus cows and loved driving around the farm on one of his John Deere tractors. Ray enjoyed boating and fishing on Twin Lakes in Salisbury and relaxing at his cottage.

      Calling hours will be at Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 8 Maple Street, Terryville, followed by burial at Hillside Cemetery, Terryville.

      The family thanks Seasons Hospice for all the special care, especially his nurse, Laurie.

      Memorial donations can be made Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Organ Fund or the Terryville Public Library.