raymondRichard A. Raymond , 86, of Auburn, died peacefully on Monday, June 15, 2015 in the Life Care Center of Auburn after an illness.

He leaves his wife of 65 years, Frances (Gale) Raymond; two children, Karen R. Ferrara of Indianapolis, Indiana and Mark J. Raymond of Auburn; two grandchildren, Tracey A. Ferrara of Cleveland and Jonathan Raymond of Auburn; a great-granddaughter, Adrianna Raymond of Leicester and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Normand and Roy Raymond.

Richard was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Ernest and Eva (Gadbois) Raymond. He graduated from South High School in 1947.

He had worked as a Crane Operator for the Wyman Gordon Company for over 30 years before he retired in 1981.

Funeral and burial services will be private. Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn is assisting the Raymond family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Association , 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 To leave a note of condolence for Raymond family or to view his Book of Memories, please visit, www.brittonfuneralhomes.com