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Lucille Riddle Ray

Lucille Riddle Ray

September 22, 1933 - August 15, 2020

Lucille Riddle Ray of Meriden, unexpectedly fell asleep in death at Midstate Medical Center on Saturday, August 15, 2020. She was 86 years young. <br /> <br /> It's with heavy hearts that we say "rest for now" to our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, spiritual sister and friend. <br /> <br /> In her early years Lucille was a nurse's aide at Westfield Manor Nursing Home and a former Residential Counselor for the Rushford Center Safe Home. <br /> <br /> On February 22,1986 she symbolized her dedication by being baptised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. As a member of the Meriden North Congregation, she served as a pioneer for 8 ½ years. During the quarantine she continued to reach out via letter writing and phone witnessing. She was faithful to Jehovah until death. <br /> <br /> Predeceased by her husband Philip F. Ray, her granddaughter Tonya Sherri' Ray and three great-grandchildren. Lucille leaves behind two sons, Philip Steven Ray and Anthony Wendell Ray and five daughters Patricia Ann Ray, Arlene Ray, Pauline Buttram (Fredric Buttram), Lucille Delores Harris (Kyle A. Harris), and Melody Janine Ray. She also leaves behind eighteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and a host of spiritual brothers and sisters who loved her dearly. <br /> <br /> A special memorial talk will be conducted on Zoom by Larry Shaw on August 24th 2020 at 5 P.M. Please send a login request to: lucilleraysmemorialservice@gmail.com. <br /> Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be a private burial. <br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers please send cards to the family at: 122 Charles Street Apt 207 Meriden, CT. 06450.

Services by
Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home

48 Cook Avenue, Meriden, CT

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