Don Raymont

Obituary of Don Raymont

Raymont, Donald Richard “Don”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the age of 73 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Don was the beloved husband and best friend of Linda (nee Hall) and proud father of Lorie Morency (Kevin), Brad (Terri). Cherished grandfather of five wonderful grandchildren Travis, Emily, Noah, Clairissa and Cooper. Dear brother of Betty Patterson (late Jim), sister-in-law Sharon Raymont (late Ron), sister-in-law Joan Hutchinson (Melvin), sister-in-law Connie Stockwell (Wayne), sister-in-law Barbara Gagnon (Dave), brother-in-law Stan Hall (Heidi), Tom and Bob Hall, late sister-in-law Martha Ames (late Malcolm). Special uncle of many nieces and nephews and their families. Don will be remembered by his many friends and colleagues. Predeceased by his parents Lorraine (Osborne) and Willard Raymont and his mother and father-in-law Jean and Murray Hall. For 22 years Don and Linda wintered in Florida, leaving behind many close and dear friends. Don was retired from General Motors after 31 years of service. Don was proud of being a third generation and lifelong farmer with his son Brad carrying on the tradition. A very warm and sincere thank you to Dr. S. Horen and many other doctors Don had seen along his journey, ParaMed nurses and staff at the Erie Shores Hospice where Don had lived comfortably for his last 20 days. Cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Erie Shores Hospice or Cottam United Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca