Blackstone MA. USA Raymond N. DeGrange, 62, formerly of Blackstone, MA.USA died unexpectedly on February 1, 2012 while living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Albert & Anna (Susla) DeGrange. Devoted father of Jason DeGrange and his wife Kerri of Granville, MA. and Steven DeGrange of Westfield, MA. Brother of Barbara Dunayeski of Blackstone, MA., Albert DeGrange and Dorothy DeGrange of Plainville, MA. Loving grandfather of Ava and Sam DeGrange. He was the brother of the late Carol Sims. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews. Ray was born on December 23, 1949 and was a 1967 graduate of Blackstone High School. He attended Bryant College majoring in Management. Ray was a District Manager for York Steak House and in recent years was Manager of The Market Place in Bermuda. Before retiring in Myrtle Beach, Ray was a Sales Representative for Keebler. Ray was a very humble person and had a heart of gold. He was alot of fun to be with and would want everyone to remember the happy times. Ray loved the ocean, motorcycles, movies and traveling to various tropical islands. Also, Ray had the opportunity to fly the Red Baron Plane, (a two-passenger airplane that was used in WWI) During WWI the pilot painted his plane red and it became famous worldwide as the Red Baron Plane. A Funeral Mass was held on March 31st, at St. Theresa's Parish in Blackstone,MA., USA. Ray was laid to rest at Saint Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham, MA.,USA. Friends & Family are welcome to send condolences or share their memories of Ray to his sister Dorothy at email@example.com. Ray's family would be appreciative of any recollections of Ray.
I meet Ray at Herry-s one night with his friends and Sister Dorothy. Very happy simple people having fun in Bermuda... We became friends and I am soo sad of his passing. I will remenber the simple smile on his face while in Bermuda. My Condolence to Dorothy from Alex She felth like I would forget Ray I did not How could I forget such a great person called Ray DeGrange.