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Thomas Raymond

Thomas E. Raymond, 88 passed away suddenly on Monday December 19, 2016.

Thomas was born in Cohoes, he was the son of Clement Pyska and Ann Raymond and the loving husband of 60 years to Dorothy Miecznikowska (McCosky) Raymond.

Thomas graduated from Mechanicville High School, class of 1946 and attended Siena College. He served in the United States Army as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division.

He was a longtime real estate professional, he owned Raymond Real Estate in Wynantskill, and he previously worked for Albany International in Menands and was a longshoreman at the Port of Albany,

He served as former secretary for the Town of North Greenbush, he was a parishioner of St. Jude The Apostle Church serving as a usher for many decades, he was a founding member of the Polish Community Center in Albany serving as past president and a life board member, a member of the American Legion in Wynantskill and the Town of North Greenbush Republican Committee.

Thomas was known to everyone in town, he was very outgoing and he loved his family and many friends, he enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his wife Dorothy Raymond, he is survived by his children Timothy (Traci) Raymond of Averill Park, Lynne (Robert) Henkiel of Douglasville, Ga, Donald Raymond of Grafton, Randall Raymond of Troy and Susan (Keith) Shultis of Rye, NY, his grandchildren Devin Raymond, Alyssa Raymond, Erica Raymond, Kiersten Raymond, Matthew Raymond, Katie Shultis and Sara Shultis, also survived by many friends.

Funeral mass will be celebrated 12:00 pm on Friday December 23, 2016 at the St. Jude the Apostle Church 43 Brookside Avenue, Wynantskill with Reverend Anthony Ligato officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Troy.

Family and friends may call on Thursday December 22, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at St. Jude the Apostle Church.

Donations in memory of Thomas may be made to St. Jude the Apostle Church. Please visit www.mcloughlinmason.com.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude the Apostle Church
43 Brookside Avenue, Wynantskill NY 12198
Tel: 1-518-283-1162

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Sorry for your loss. Tom always treated us like long lost family and always welcomed us back home. The community has loss a most valuable asset. He will be missed.

Michael and Diane Rourke Dec 23 2016 12:00 AM

Tim, Don, and the rest of the Raymond Family: Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your father, Tom. Tom always had a smile on his face, and was always pleasant to speak to whenever we crossed paths. He will be truly missed......

Michael Veshia Dec 22 2016 12:00 AM

Deat Dottie & Family, What a sad day for your and your family. We were so saddened to hear the news. He was a great guy. Always plesant, helpful and warm. He will be missed by all that knew him. It just won't be the same at the PACC without him. God bless.

John & Lucia Panetti Dec 21 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the entire Raymond Family. Tommy will surely be missed. Our prayers are with you all.

Chuck and Dottie Kania Dec 21 2016 12:00 AM

We are so shocked and saddened by this news. There are no good words. We will miss him too. May God be with you.

Lonie and Phil Wielewinski Dec 20 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of your sudden loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve and Lenore Flynn Dec 20 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Raymond

Steve and Lenore Flynn Dec 20 2016 12:00 AM