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Raymond Palmer

Raymond Glen Palmer

Tuesday, May 5th, 1936 - Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Palmer, Raymond Glen "Ray":

Passed away suddenly on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at his home at the age of 84.
Beloved husband of Dianne Palmer for 62 years.
Loving father of Michael Palmer (Heather), Linda Williams, Jeff Palmer (Susan), Barb Stewart (Don) and Lorin Lopes (Jamie).
Cherished grandfather of Alex (Ashley), Rachael (Camil), Joshua (Rosanne), Brad (Victoria), Steven, Nick, Jamie, Cameron (Carly), Samantha, Jack and Thomas and great-grandfather of 6.
Dear brother of Dorothy Lowe.
Predeceased by his parents William and Olive Palmer and brothers Don Palmer (Trudy) and Russel Palmer (Mary)

Ray was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather and will be fondly remembered for his many mishaps which kept us laughing. His family always knew to have band aids on hand.

Ray was retired from his career as an accountant and through the years worked at Greb Industries, Bauer Skates and Collins Safety shoes.

Ray’s passions included drum and bugle corps, hockey and playing cards. Ray marched in many drum and bugle corps during his life starting in 1958 with the Woodstock Imperials, and ending with the Preston Scout House band in 2019. He also shared this passion by volunteering many years to drive bus for the Dutch Boy Cadet drum and bugle corps. Hockey was also a big part of Ray’s life. He volunteered for many years coaching minor hockey and then playing himself as a goalie until finally stopping (or maybe not) his last shot in 2009 with the Old-timer hockey league. Ray also loved to play cards and spent many hours playing cribbage and rummy with family and friends especially Bill and Sharon Lowe.

Ray’s family will receive relatives and friends from 2:30 to 6pm on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467 . Relatives and friends must RSVP to attend Ray’s visitation. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 15 minutes will be given to share your condolences and guests are required to wear a face mask. A private family service will be held at the funeral home.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Hope Spring Cancer Support Centre or Innisfree House would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
Please visit Ray’s memorial page at www.henrywalser.com where you can RSVP to attend the visitation.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 2:30pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 19th, 2020 2:30pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandannas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart. *

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Stephanie Gardiner

Posted at 10:05am
To the Palmer/Skuza family: Sorry for your loss of Grandpa Ray. My thoughts are with you.
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your friends- Gardners, Fruhners, McCaskies, Mathe

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The Palmer Family has been such an important part of our lives for so many years, thank you for sharing Ray with us, he will be missed. Sincerely,
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Wayne & Donna, Tom & Pat, Bob & Linda

Posted at 05:37pm
From your Dinner Buddies. We will miss you Mr Ray
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Helen McAuslan

Posted at 11:22am
Our most sincere sympathy to the Palmer Family. After viewing the Memorial Video, it is evident you have many wonderful memories to carry you through the difficult days. A life well lived!

Sincerely,
Les & Helen McAuslan
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Patricia Leis

Posted at 10:41am
With our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Dad.
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Randy and Patti Leis
 
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Pamela Schnurr Posted at 02:48pm

He must have been some kind of man to have fathered such kind, smart, loving kids. Best accomplishment of all I would imagine - a beautiful family. Strength and fond memories to all of you.
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