Raymond J. Parsons, Jr.

Raymond J. Parsons, Jr., 83, born Aug. 2, 1933, of Spring Grove, PA, passed away on August 26, 2016.  Raymond was the son of the late Raymond J. Parsons, Sr. and Doris (Presseau) Parsons.

Raymond was a member of The Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Spring Grove, PA. He enjoyed spending time with his sons, woodworking and gardening.

 Raymond is survived by his wife Antoinette Fogarty Parsons, his sons Raymond III and his significant other Lindsey Marchand, of Mechanicsburg, Eric and his wife Teresa of Land O’ Lakes, FL, Matthew and his wife Manuela of Seattle, WA, and Lucas Parsons of Lemoyne, PA.  He is also survived by one grandson, Raymond IV and two granddaughters, Hannah and Savannah. 

From 1954 -57 he served in the Marine Corps and he then graduated from the University of West Virginia in 1960.  Ray enjoyed a successful career as a civil engineer for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority from which he retired in 1990.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 85 Marsh Drive, Carlisle, PA.  Burial will be at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, McClure’s Gap Road, Carlisle, PA. A visitation will be held in the church one hour prior to mass.

 In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, One Baden Powell Lane, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Parsons family.

 

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