CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Raymond Gene Cimonetti, 79, of Sebring, Fla., a former longtime resident of Clarksburg, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Florida Hospital in Sebring after a long and courageous struggle with cancer.
Born in North Adams on Dec. 5, 1934, son of Joseph P. and Ida Franzinelli Cimonetti, he attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School in 1953.
He was a Marine Corps of the Korean War.
Mr. Cimonetti was last employed by the city of North Adams as the supervisor of the former landfill, where he worked for many years until his retirement.
He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church and of Saint Catherine's Church in Sebring.
A proud veteran, he was a member of American Legion Post 90 in Pownal, Vt., and life member of VFW Post 4300 of Sebring. He also was a member of Elks Lodge 487 and of Elks Lodge 1529 of Sebring.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather,
He and his wife, the former Marilyn Dami, were married on Dec. 31, 1955.
Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Lynn Raymond of Concord, N.C., and Lori Beighley of North Adams; son, Loren Cimonetti of North Adams; three sisters, Linda Burdick of the town of Florida, Angela Cimonetti of East Palestine, Ohio, and Arlene Vachereau of Clarksburg; eight grandchildren, Colleen Raymond Bullard, Gabrielle E. Raymond, Mitchell G. Raymond, Aron Cimonetti, Andrew Cimonetti, Adam Cimonetti, Ashley Beighley and Laura Beighley, five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers and a sister.
FUNERAL NOTICE — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mr. Cimonetti will be celebrated Tuesday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. At his request, burial will be private.
There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247.