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  • Richard L. Ray

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  • Richard L. Ray, 72, of Lamplighter Acres, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Fort Hudson Nursing Center.
    Born Dec. 24, 1940, in East Herkimer, he was the son of the late Miles L. and Lois M. (Sherman) Ray.
    Richard worked as a correction officer for many years before retiring.
    He enjoyed painting and camping, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
    In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by his loving wife of 41 years, Mary Ellen Ray; brother, Charles Ray; and brother-in-law, Don Jones.
    Survivors include his three daughters, Terry Dixon and companion, Martin Kelly, of Lake George, Tracy Motta-Lechleiter and her husband, Douglas, of Lake George, and Linda Duffy and her husband, Michael, of Lake George; three sons, Mark Ray and his wife, Heidi (Matteson) Ray, of Fair Haven, Vt., Curtis Ray and wife, Cindey (Sherman) Ray, of Hudson Falls, and Keith Ray, of South Glens Falls; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Alice Osberg and husband, Roy, Ann Jones and Donna Ray; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
    The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the nurses and aides at Fort Hudson Nursing Center.
    A funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Pine View Cemetery, Queensbury, with the Rev. Scott Harding officiating.
    Donations may be made, in loving memory of Richard, to Alzheimer's Association, Pine West Plaza (Bldg. 4, Suite 405), Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205 or American Cancer Society, 959 Route 9, Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, NY 12804.
    Condolences may be mailed to Maynard D. Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury, NY 12804, or e-mailed through www.bakerfuneralhome.com
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