Obituary: Raymond Joseph Tomasetti, 91

by beth on December 27, 2016

Raymond Joseph Tomasetti, 91, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Friday, December 23, 2016 in his daughter’s home in Maynard after a short illness.

He was the devoted husband of the late Alice (Banks) Tomasetti who passed away in 2001.

Born in Marlborough, he was the son of Gino and Stella (Bagio) Tomasetti.

He leaves his children, Karen A. Folk of Maynard; Michael J. Tomasetti of Holliston and Mark D. Tomasetti of Clinton; a sister, Rita M. Dwinells of Stow; a sister-in-law, Beverly L. Benoit of Stow; a brother-in-law, Alfred O. LaFreniere of Southborough; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Ray was born in Southborough, son of Gino and Stella (Bagio) Tomasetti.  

Ray graduated from the former Peters High School in Southborough in 1943 and worked for Conrail as a Signal Foreman for 42 years, retiring in 1986.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and was affectionately referred to by the grandchildren as “Par”. He was an avid golfer at Saint Marks Golf Club in Southborough. He was very involved and extremely popular at the Southborough Senior Center as well as The Southborough Library.

Ray’s funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, December 29 at 10AM at St Matthew Church, 26 Highland Street, Southborough.

Burial will follow in Southborough Rural Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 28, from 4 to 7PM at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. To leave words of condolences to the family, please visit:

(Obituary via Morris Funeral Home)

1 Kelly Roney December 29, 2016 at 12:54 PM

I only knew him a little, but what a good guy!

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