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Wayne Post
  • DePauw, Raymond L.

  • Raymond L. DePauw, 54, died on Oct. 4, 2013, at his home.
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  • Raymond L. DePauw, 54, died on Oct. 4, 2013, at his home.
    No prior calling. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 9 at Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark. Contributions in Ray's honor may be made to AFSCME Council 721, Attn: Dan Callahan, treasurer, 321 Murray Street, Newark, NY 14513; funds will be used for an appropriate memorial item to be placed in a Village Park.
    Ray was born on March 18, 1959, in Newark, the son of Raymond C. and Mary Fox DePauw. He graduated from Newark High School in 1977 and worked at DeRoo's Foods for many years. For thirteen years, Ray was a partner with his sister, Gloria, in Ray-Glo Foods in Newark. He then worked seven years for the Village of Newark Department of Public Works. Ray loved the winters because he could plow snow. He enjoyed the outdoors and nature, especially watching wildlife. Starting as a teenager and for the next thirty plus years, he was a member along with his dad, sister and brothers in the Clyde Saxton Band. Ray played the drums.
    He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Nancy Lunay DePauw; three sons, Jarod of Newark, Matthew of Newark and Brian of Lyons; a grandson, Dylan; his siblings, Gloria (Tony) Paddock of Clyde, Richard (Jenell) of Appollo Beach, Fla., Philip of Sanford, Fla., Debbie Bray of Sanford and Gordon of Newark; his adopted brother, Mike Swartz of Newark; his mother-in-law, Carol Vine of Waterloo; his faithful dog, Peanut; and several nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by his father, RC; mother, Mary; and father-in-law, Jack Lunay.
    Remembrances may be made to murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
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