It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Leslie Tucker announce his passing on Friday March 24th, 2017 at the Health Sciences Center in St. John’s at the age of 88 years. Predeceased by his parents: Frederick and Ida Tucker; brothers Gerald and Albert Tucker; and brother- in -law Calvin Batten. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 50 years Joan (nee Pelley); his children Scott (Nathalie Lavoie) and Sherri-Lynn (Kenneth Eckhert) and eight beloved grandchildren Kaitlyn, Nicholas, Oliva, Reed, Parker, Paisley, Elizabeth and Eric; brother Lloyd (Dulcie); sister Irene Batten; as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Raymond was a veteran of the American Air Force and had a career with 33 years of service dedicated to Education in the province. As per Raymond’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, with visiting hours on Monday March 27th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Tuesday March 28th from 10am to noon. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday March 28th at 2:00 pm from St. Augustine’s Anglican Church on Westerland Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Raymond’s memory to The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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St. Augustine's Anglican Church