Clarence M. Pride

RAYMOND — Clarence M. “Sonny” Pride, 80, of Raymond and Debary, Fla., died on Feb. 18, 2011, in Gorham, with his family by his side.
Born on June 5,1930, he was the son of Clarence M. and Velma E. Parker Pride. Sonny was a 1949 graduate of Deering High School. He was the proprietor of a full-service filling station, retiring from Zayre’s and working part-time at E.R. Clough in Raymond.
On May 3, 1958, he married Barbara A. Mansur. He loved going to auctions, flea marketing and garage saling, spending summers on Raymond Pond or camping with family and friends. He loved to tease, joke, dance and be the life of the party. Sonny will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was predeceased in 2005 by his loving wife, Barbara, of 45 years; a sister, Ellen Baker, and brother, Ronald Herbert. Survivors include two daughters, Roxanne Pettis of Raymond, and Tammy Tanguay of Limington; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Phyllis Page; many nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the staff at Mercy Hospital 5B, and the Gorham House, for their kindness and loving care.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Blanchard Cemetery in Falmouth. Arrangements by Dolby Funeral Chapel.

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