Obituaries » RAYMOND A. PLANTE SR.
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Raymond A. Plante, Sr. 76 of Shrewsbury, formerly of Worcester and Sutton passed away Friday, April 1st 2016 peacefully with his family by his side. Raymond was born in Worcester, son of Louis J. Plante and Louise (Favreau) Plante. After serving his country in the U.S. Air Force, he married his love, Therese A. Belanger.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 54 years, Terrie; his son Raymond A. Plante, Jr. and his wife Lynne; his daughter Kimberly A Milewski and her husband David; his son Michael T. Plante and his wife Greta; his daughter Kelley Holloway and her husband Kevin; and his daughter Gina D. Mancuso. Raymond is also survived by his sister A. Rita Johnson and his brother Roger Plante and his wife Jennie; 14 Grandchildren who adored their “Poppie”, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Raymond was a member of the Holy Family/St. Joseph Parish. He worked as a Glazier for the National Glass Company before retiring. Ray was an excellent jack of all trades from carpentry to cooking. Ray loved to talk sports, politics and anything else that he could possibly create a debate over. He loved to tease and joke with everyone and anyone he could. He loved his television and computer, the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins. Most of all Ray loved his family and friends. He will truly be missed, but has left us all with so many wonderful memories.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, April 5th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. His funeral will be held Wednesday, April 6, from the funeral home with a procession to St Joseph Church, 41 Hamilton Street where his Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial with military honors will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.