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Raymond J. Farinon, 90

May 14, 2014

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Raymond Joseph Farinon, 90, of 85 Eagle St., St. Joseph's Court, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Williamstown Commons.

Born in North Adams on Aug. 25, 1923, son of Louis and Julia Ercoliani Farinon, he attended North Adams schools.

An Army veteran of World War II, he served with the 635th anti-aircraft artillery battalion in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland, the Ardennes and Central Europe as a corporal from April 28, 1943, until Nov. 17, 1945.

A carpenter by trade, Mr. Farinon worked with his brother Orlando Farinon at Farinon Builders for 30 years. After his retirement, he worked with Boucher & Dupuis Painters.

He was a communicant of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church. He was a member of VFW Post 996 and North Adams Lodge of Elks 704, and enjoyed fishing and sports.

His wife, the former Dorothy Hazel Martinelli, whom he married on April 27, 1946, died on March 24, 2013.

He leaves a daughter, Cynthia L. Horrigan and her husband, John, of Dalton; two grandchildren, Tracy Miller and her husband, Andrew, of Barnstable and Brad Horrigan of Queens, N.Y.; two great-grandchildren, Kiara Rae and Aidan, his sister-in-law Sandra Reissour of Springfield and many nieces and nephews.

His siblings Mary Lewis, Rita Girardi, OrlandoFarinon, Lindbergh Farinon, Ernest Farinon, Edward Farinon, Francis Farinon and Rinaldo Farinon predeceased him.

FUNERAL NOTICE — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mr. Farinon will be celebrated Saturday, May 17, at 11 from St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to White River VA Voluntary Service to benefit the Bennington Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic, 215 North Main St., White River Junction, VT 05009 or in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247.


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sorry about raymonds passing. he and i used to go to many high school basketball games together he was just a great freind ill miss him
from: carl cellana on: 05-17-2014

Sorry to hear of Ray 's passing.Always remembered Ray growing up. He always talked sports with us when he was around the neighborhood, or at Noel field.My condolences to the family.
from: Ron Catelottion: 05-16-2014

 
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