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1936 Ray 2023

Ray G. Reaser

October 11, 1936 — June 5, 2023

Lorain

Ray Gene Reaser, age 86, of Lorain, died Monday, June 5, 2023, at University Hospital in Cleveland following a brief illness.

Born October 11, 1936, in Arnoldsburg, West Virginia, he moved to Lorain in 1950.  

Ray was a crane operator for Bredero Price Company for 46 years, retiring in 2001. Before this, he worked for Hill Hubbell.

He was a member of Christian Life Church and the Laborers’ Union Local 758.

He enjoyed working in his garden, yard work, and watching sports.

Surviving are his sons, Dennis (Karolyn Koczwara-Reaser) Reaser of Lorain and Steven Reaser of Elyria; grandchildren, Dennis (Amanda) Reaser Jr. of Grafton and Amy (Eric) Wagner of Elyria; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Julia, Olivia, Reagan, and Grant; brothers, Roger of Amherst, Ronnie of Kentucky, Donald of Avon Lake; and a sister, Alice Castillo of Elyria.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Shirley (nee Grubbs), in 2003; parents, Ralph and Rita (nee Batton) Reaser; brothers, Harold Reaser, Robert Reaser, and Michael Reaser; and sisters, Geneva Simmons and Barbara Ann Reaser.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by burial in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon. To send the family online condolences go to www.dovinfcs.com.

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, June 8, 2023

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Dovin Funeral And Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Ave, Lorain, OH 44055

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 9, 2023

10:30 - 11:30am (Eastern time)

Dovin Funeral And Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Ave, Lorain, OH 44055

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Burial

Friday, June 9, 2023

12:00 - 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Resthaven Memory Gardens

3700 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011

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