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Raymond Vincent Charbonneau Sr.

June 25, 1931 - March 24, 2014
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Raymond Vincent Charbonneau, 82, of Cary, NC and formerly of Greensboro, NC, passed away March 24, 2014. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on June 25, 1931 to the late Edward and Florence Charbonneau. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served his country during the Korean War. Ray was an active member of the Marine Corps League in North Carolina and proudly wore the Marine Corps League hat everywhere he traveled. Ray was pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Joan, of 59 years and his brothers, Edward and Robert Charbonneau. He leaves behind his devoted children, Thomas (Geralyn), Ann (Brian) Dolan, Jayne (William)...
Raymond Vincent Charbonneau, 82, of Cary, NC and formerly of Greensboro, NC, passed away March 24, 2014. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on June 25, 1931 to the late Edward and Florence Charbonneau. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served his country during the Korean War. Ray was an active member of the Marine Corps League in North Carolina and proudly wore the Marine Corps League hat everywhere he traveled.

Ray was pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Joan, of 59 years and his brothers, Edward and Robert Charbonneau. He leaves behind his devoted children, Thomas (Geralyn), Ann (Brian) Dolan, Jayne (William) O'Donnell, Mary Elizabeth (John) McDonnell and Michele (Todd) Wysmuler, 16 loving grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his devoted son, Raymond Jr. (Carroll) and grandson Thomas.

He is also survived by his caring sisters-in-law Anne (Joseph) Flood and Barbara (Frank) Carroll.

Ray and Joan lived in Manhasset, NY for 14 years and were engaged in many community activities. In the late 1960's, Ray served as Manhasset PBC president where he coached football and instilled his love of the game to many young men.

Ray was a proud graduate of Fordham Prep (1949) and Fordham University (1953). He was recognized as a faithful son of Fordham and remained active in alumni activities throughout his life. His career as a telecommunications sales executive brought him first to Manhasset, New York, then Madison, Connecticut and eventually to Greensboro, North Carolina. During his years in Greensboro, Ray was a Co-President of the Na Cara Division 1 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and participated in the AOH's charitable works.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home 200 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary, NC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM Friday, March 28, 2014 at St Michael the Archangel RC Church, 804 High House Road, Cary, NC.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.brownwynnecary.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to The Lungevity Foundation, 218 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 540, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

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"To the Charbonneau family, Sorry to hear about your Dad. Our parents had such fond memories of both yout parents. Hard to believe none of them are with us..." Joe foley (willowbrook, IL)

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