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Raymond J. Hunter

June 27, 1936 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 82)
Raymond J. Hunter, 82, of Greensburg, formerly of Latrobe, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Walnut Ridge Memory Care, Greensburg. He was born June 27, 1936, in Derry, a son of the late Willard G. and Mary E. (O’Patka) Hunter. Prior to retirement Raymond was a brick layer for Allied Technologies. He was a proud US Army veteran. Raymond was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Derry and the Derry Rod and Gun Club. He loved hunting. Besides his parents Raymond was preceded in death by five sisters Frances A. Ryder, Lillian Martin, Carol L. Thorpe, Joyce A. Hunter, and Delores Ann “Dorothy” Hunter and one brother William R. Hunter. Raymond is survived by two sisters Janet M. Banocy and husband Robert of Clearville and Laraine Crouse and husband Jerry of Greensburg; one brother Thomas J. Hunter and wife Anna of Latrobe; two brothers-in-law Joe Thorpe and Robert Martin both of Latrobe; and also several nieces, nephews, and friends. Family will receive friends for Raymond’s Life Celebration on Tuesday June 11, 2019 from 6-8 PM in the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry 724-694-8331. A funeral service will be held for Raymond 10 AM Wednesday June 12, 2019 at the funeral home with the Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola officiating. Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Derry. The Blairsville Military Service Group will conduct full Military Honors at the Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Raymond’s name to the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church 125 S. Ligonier St. Derry, PA 15627. Online condolences may be made at
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