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Raymond A. "Ray" Letterie
  • Kaplan Family Hospice House
    78 Liberty St.
    Danvers, MA 01923

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“I worked with Ray since he started as a security receptionist. Ray's realness, love for his grand-son, he spent so much time with, his daughter, his...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joyce Gillespie - Lowell, MA

“Hooked a few days of school to ride the T to Fenway for .25 cents and spend the day in the bleachers for $2.00 with Ray. That sure was fun. We were...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Blasi - Williams, AZ - Friend

“I will miss you my friend.... till we meet again ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Debbi P - Peabody

“Ray was a wonderful soul and good friend. He was a good father, husband and grandfather. Many happy memories of growing up and then ending up as...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Flannigan - Dover, NH

“Too many memories to count Ray...you will be missed. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Capone Hayden - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss, i will miss my friend. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: David & Kaye Kaplan - Hull, MA

“Our hearts go out to the Letterie family. Raymond will be greatly missed. Bill and I met Raymond thru his dear aunt Gloria on Lexington Street, E.B....Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rose and Bill Dello Russo - MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Raymond A. "Ray" Letterie, of Melrose, died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a lengthy illness on Oct. 22, 2018 at the age of 61. Ray was born in Lowell, raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1976. He resided in Melrose for most of his life and worked as a Manager of Cushing Manor Nursing Home in Dorchester for many years. Ray loved to work as he called it "play in the yard", gardening and working on his 1969 Ford Mach1 that he had for over 30 years. He enjoyed spending time at the family home in Hull, MA and also walking his grandson Logan to school and socializing with the other parents. Ray was the husband of Laurie (MacDonald) Letterie of Melrose for 30 years. Loving father of Ashley E. Bailey & her husband Shayne of Melrose & Matthew R. Letterie of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Logan & Mackenna. Brother of Ernest Letterie of VA and Gloria Hernon of Methuen. Also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Friday, Oct. 26th from 8:30-10:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 11AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.