Saratoga Springs, NY - Raymond E. Heslin, 85, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2011, at Saratoga Hospital.
Born on October 27, 1926, in Cohoes, NY, he was the son of the late Lymyra (Mary) Joyce Heslin and Raymond E. Heslin, Sr. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and proudly served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. He retired from Albany International and enjoyed his retirement at his summer home at Lincoln Pond, senior trips and sharing time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by one sister, Dorothy Heslin Rock; his wife, Veronica (Ronnie) Blair Heslin; and his companion, Rachel Parisis Caputo.
Survivors include his children, Raymond W. (Gale) Heslin and Deborah (John) Heslin McKown; grandchildren, Dawn Cunniff Gratton, Daniel Mahoney, Raymond W. Heslin, Jr., Brian Heslin, Casey Heslin Yetto, Sean McKown, Scott McKown, Kelly McKown Sandercox, Christopher McKown and Kerry McKown St. Pierre; and his extended family, Philomena (Robert) Murphy, Mary Anne (Jim) LaPointe, Joseph (Ro) Caputo and their children and grandchildren.
Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterford.
Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Home, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, (518) 584-5373.
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.