Raymond E. Gravel
Wolcott-Raymond E. Gravel, 76, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He was born August 31, 1938 in W. Glover, the son of Raymond Noel Gravel and Margaret Lussier Gravel. He married Anna Rainville in Troy, VT in 1958.
Raymond was employed by Pizzagalli Construction for nearly 40 years as a construction foreman. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Boivin Chapter and had served as Grand Knight. Raymond enjoyed camping and his Yorkies. He liked to bowl in a local league with the Knights of Columbus and always looked forward to putting on his 4th of July celebration at the family camp in N. Wolcott.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anna; their children, Daniel Edmund, Francis and Bernice; grandchildren: Amanda, Dawn, Michael, Shawn, Dylan, Joshua, Sky and Avery and several great grandchildren; his siblings, Roland, Robert, Jane, Arline, Lucien, Paulette, Norman, Hazel, Deborah, Marcel and Edward and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Joseph; and sisters, Susan and Delores.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Morrisville. Visitation will be held Friday, December 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Faith Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville. Interment will be in Taylor Cemetery in Wolcott.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Raymondâ€™s memory may be made to Lamoille Area Cancer Network, 198 Farr Avenue, Morrisville, VT 05661.