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Raymond J Fildes

November 4, 1932 September 2, 2017
Raymond J Fildes
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Raymond J. Fildes, age 84, of Orange, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Yale New Haven Hospital. Mr. Fildes was born November 11, 1932 in Bridgeport, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Sullivan) English and had been a life time area resident.

He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Sikorsky Aircraft. Ray enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid Tennis and UCONN Women's Basketball fan as well as a big Betty Boop fan.

Survivors include, his four children, Thomas Fildes and his wife Dorothy of Stratford, Sharon Lebowitz and her husband Mark of Orange, Lisa D’Avignon of Orange and Wendy Fildes-Gebeau and her husband Garry of Seymour; six grandchildren, Clarissa, Kevin, Alyssa, Adriana, Danielle and Emily; one sister, Marie Cotter; sister-in-law, Barbara English and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas English.

Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial followed by Military Honors on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in St Ann’s Church, 501 Naugatuck Ave, Milford, CT 06460.

Interment in Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield will be private.

Friends may visit with his family Friday morning before Mass from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ray may be made to the Veterans Administration, Memorial Program, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516.

 For additional information or to share a message of condolence, visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

8

Sep

9:00 AM 9/8/2017 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/8/2017 10:30:00 AM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

8

Sep

10:30 AM 9/8/2017 10:30:00 AM
Saint Ann's Church

501 Naugatuck Ave
Milord, CT 06460

Military Honors will follow after Mass **** **** Interment will be private

Saint Ann's Church
501 Naugatuck Ave Milord 06460 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

West Haven VA

950 Campbell Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
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