Raymond C. Coulombe

NAPLES — Raymond C. Coulombe, 81, died on June 19, 2011 at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

He was born Oct. 10, 1929 in Lewiston the son of Charles and Yvonne (Boucher) Coulombe.

Raymond was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Army. He worked for many years as a Signalman for the Boston and Maine Railroad, retiring Dec. 20, 1996.

He was a member of the American Legion in Naples and the V.F.W. in Somersworth. In his free time, Raymond enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, collecting timepieces and going shopping.

He was the widower of Rita (Fortier) Coulombe who died Jan. 12, 2005.

Members of his family include his sons, David of Naples, Ronald of Bridgton and Bruce of Newfield; a daughter, Deborah Rand of Naples; sisters Louise Gerard of Tenn. and Doris; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Karen Crawford and his brothers, George and Louis.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Bernier Funeral Home, 49 South Street, Somersworth, N.H. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Peace Church, 25 Sawmill Hill Road, Berwick. Burial will be in New Town Cemetery, Rollinsford, N.H.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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