Raymond Pedro, Obituary

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Raymond F. Pedro, Sr.

July 6, 1938 - October 3, 2014
Obituary

Raymond F. Pedro of Fairhaven passed on 10/3/14 after a long illness he was 76. He was the son of the late John and Mary (Szczur) Pedro, and brother of the late John A. and Barbara Pedro, Brother in-law of the late John Donovan, and the Great uncle of the Late Barry John (B.J.) Haynes. A graduate of The New Bedford Vocational High School 1957, Mr. Pedro served with Battery B, 211th Howitzer Battalion of the Mass ANG from 1958 to 1966. He was employed by The Revere Copper and Brass Co., Continental Screw Company, Morse Cutting Tool and was a 30 Year employee of Commonwealth Gas Company as a Service Supervisor before retiring in 1994. ...
Raymond F. Pedro of Fairhaven passed on 10/3/14 after a long illness he was 76. He was the son of the late John and Mary (Szczur) Pedro, and brother of the late John A. and Barbara Pedro, Brother in-law of the late John Donovan, and the Great uncle of the Late Barry John (B.J.) Haynes.

A graduate of The New Bedford Vocational High School 1957, Mr. Pedro served with Battery B, 211th Howitzer Battalion of the Mass ANG from 1958 to 1966. He was employed by The Revere Copper and Brass Co., Continental Screw Company, Morse Cutting Tool and was a 30 Year employee of Commonwealth Gas Company as a Service Supervisor before retiring in 1994.

After his retirement, Mr. Pedro was avid Camper at the Blueberry Hill Campground in Plymouth Ma. He also actively celebrated his Polish heritage by participating in and video recording many of the Polish Times though out the South coast, for Local Cable television.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Evelyn (LaPlante) Pedro of Fairhaven, and their three sons. Raymond Jr., and Lori LaPlume of Bradford, RI. , David J. Pedro of Fairhaven, Ma. , and Kenneth J. Pedro of New Bedford. His sister Florence (Pedro) Donavan, his sister-in-Law Jackie Davis of NJ, Brother-in-law Gerald LaPlante and wife Carlin. His grandchildren, Tiffany, Ian, Hailey, and Amanda Pedro, and Benjamin, and Jake Larsen. Mr. Pedro also leaves behind several, nieces and nephews, and Great Nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be Wednesday October 8, 2014, from 4 to 8 PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute Fairlawn Mortuary, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven. His funeral will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9 AM from the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Church, 74 Spring St., Fairhaven Mass. Interment following, at the Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Development Office, One Joslin Place,Boston, MA 02215.

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