Peacefully at the F.J. Davey Home with his wife by his side, on Monday, October 7, 2019 in his 78th year.
Beloved husband of Tammey for 24 years. Loving father of Deanna Roberts (Dennis), Kelly Artuso (Tom Holkko), Audrey Darch (Dan), Carol Samson (Rick), Wendy Jo VanHoof (Tom), Derek Nadon and Curtis Nadon (Dani).
Proud grandfather of Craig (Heather), Lucas (Christina), Chantal, Felicia, Mila Santoro, Ashlynn, Carson, Owen and Ada. Cherished great grandfather of Shea, Matthew, Noah, Meadow, Dekota and Carson.
Predeceased by his parents Fred and Agnes Artuso. Dear brother of Mabel Taylor (late Gordon), late Margaret Parr (late Jack), Alice Villeneuve (Johnny), Jane Salituri (Pat) and the late Karen Wilcox (John). Son-in-law of Delores McGonegal (Keith). Brother-in-law of Roberta Thornton and Howard Thornton (Darlene).
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. FOE members and family to assemble at the Eagles #3991 (246 Wellington St. W) for a memorial service to honour Ray at 1pm. Following, there will be a Come and Go reception with all of Ray’s fellow musicians from 3 pm to 5 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions (payable by cheque) to the FOE Memorial Foundation.
Arrangments entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East, 705-759-2522).
Tammey would like to thank the F.J. Davey Home staff on Birch Lane 2 for their care and compassion, and also Ray’s daughter for their help during this difficult time.
Fly high with the Eagles Ray!