Raymond McConnell

Obituary of Raymond A. McConnell

McCONNELL - Raymond A. “Ray”

Passed away on May
12, 2022, at the age of
74, at Buffalo’s Veterans
Hospital. Ray was a
lifelong resident of
Amherst, NY and a
graduate of Sweet
Home High School and the University
of Buffalo. His battle with serious
medical issues in recent years showed
his courage in facing lifes’ challenges
with both a smile and a joke in hand.
With family at his side, Ray remained
strong until the end. Ray is survived by
his dedicated and loving sons, Brett
and Eric McConnell and his dear
brother Gregory McConnell. Ray was
preceded in death by his parents, John
and Catherine McConnell and sister,
Sandra (David) Smith. Ray is also
survived by Aunt Esther Roberts, Aunt
Janet McConnell, cousins, nieces and
nephews. Ray was a veteran of the US
Air Force and retired as a
pharmaceutical and medical supplies
salesman with the 3M Company. A
memorial service will be held at a later
date. The family will notify loved ones in
the near future when services are
scheduled. Please notify Brett McConnell
at Brettra2@yahoo.com should you
wish to attend future services.

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