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Raymond Wasuk

Raymond C. Wasuk, 78, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, following a short illness.
Born March 4, 1940 in Lorain, he lived in Lorain County all of his life. Raymond graduated from Elyria High School in 1958 then served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
A postal carrier for 33 years in Bay Village, Raymond retired from the United States Postal Service.
Raymond attended Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain and was a member of several veterans groups in the county. He enjoyed fishing, boating, golfing and sports. Starting in the late 1970s, Raymond disc jockeyed for 13 years at WZLE under the radio name of "Ray West".
Surviving is his wife of 51 years, Betty (nee Bulk); sons, Raymond A. (Tanya) of North Ridgeville and Randy (Michelle) of Marblehead; a daughter, Rachel (Tom) Fogarty of North Ridgeville; 7 grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Ann Miller of Monroeville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Stella (nee Sobotka) Wasuk; a brother, Frank; and a sister, Dorothy Holzhauer.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be Saturday at 9:30 am followed by mass at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 418 W. 15th Street, Lorain. Rev. Robert Glepko, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria. The Amvets Post 32 will conduct military honors.

Cemetery Details

St. Mary Cemetery

Portage, PA,


MAR 23. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055


MAR 23. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055


MAR 24. 10:00 AM

Nativity BVM Catholic Church


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Lori Grose - March 22, 2018 at 08:48 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Always a big smile and always laughing . You will be missed, RayLove Larry & Gail Wack

Gail Wack - March 22, 2018 at 06:30 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Cassandra, Pablo & Justice purchased the Chinese Dogwood Tree for the family of Raymond Wasuk.

Cassandra, Pablo & Justice - March 22, 2018 at 05:06 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Ray. My prayers are with you. He was such a sweet, kind hearted man that always had a smile to share. May God comfort you all during this time. Jennifer (Wack) Miller

Jennifer - March 22, 2018 at 12:44 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Michelle Farris - March 22, 2018 at 12:32 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sorry for the loss, deepest condolences. Ronnie and Jennifer Naelitz

Ronnie and Jennifer Naelitz - March 22, 2018 at 10:46 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM