Lois A. Raymond
Lois A. Raymond, 90, passed away at Marshall Healthcare, Machias, Maine on February 26, 2021 from the debilitating effects attributed to Covid-19.
Lois Ann (Delva) Raymond was born September 28, 1930 in Gardner, Massachusetts to Doris (Hornbeck) and Carl W. Delva. Most of her childhood was spent in Orange, Massachusetts. She also harbored fond memories of the family’s time in Munsonville, N.H. where her father was a shopkeeper and Postmaster. Lois graduated from Orange High School in 1948. Classmates were important to her, as she attended many reunions. As a youth, she was fond of attending square dances, where her mother and uncle played musical instruments.
Lois met the love of her life, Harold Raymond, roller skating at Whalom Park in Lunenburg, MA. They married on September 23, 1950 in Orange. They had just celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary prior to Harold’s passing on October 9, 2019. Living most of their married life in Orange and Athol, MA; they moved in later years to East Machias, Maine to be close to the family.
Family and friends occupied most of her time. She loved to travel and spend time at any beach from Hampton Beach to Roque’s Bluff. The holidays were an extravagant affair at her house with turkey dinners and what seemed like rooms full of presents at Christmas. Her dining room table also hosted epic card games with friends on Saturday nights with her famous chips and dip.
She is survived by her son Barry and his wife, Diane and daughter, Susan Musante; grandchildren Laurie Smith and husband Tom; Lisa Brooks and husband Norman, Joey Musante and fiancée Erica and Barry Raymond,II; great grandchildren Dustin Guyer, Ariel Smith, Garth Guyer and wife Abby, Dana Guyer, Anthony Guyer, Elizabeth Truehart, Kyle SanSoucie, Wesley Brooks, Sam Brooks, and Mitchell Brooks; great great grandchildren: Lincoln Guyer and Anessia Guyer. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold and son-in-law, Michael Musante.
The family wishes to thank Marshall Healthcare for all their caring, kindness, activities (which Lois loved!), music and Zoom visits. Services will be held at a future date.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com