In memory of
RAYMOND ANTHONY (RAY) DOIRON
RAYMOND (RAY) ANTHONY DOIRON June 5, 1925 - April 11, 2017 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Dad, Raymond (Ray) Anthony Doiron. Ray will be forever missed by his children Raymond and Debbie (Bob), his grandchildren Patrick, Andrea and Amanda and their spouses and by his six great- grandchildren, Justin, Jack, Mary, Flora, Patricia and Aodhan. Sadly missed by his sisters-in-law Joan and Dorothy and his brother-in-law John and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Ken (Joan) and sister Shirley (Bill). Ray graduated from the University of Toronto; School of Engineering in June, 1952 and shortly after married the love of his life, Fran (Frances Edith Hetherington, deceased). They were married for 59 wonderful years. Dad passed away peacefully with family at his side in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Perth Hospital. Retired Major (Squadron Leader) Royal Canadian Air Force, serving his country for 30 years. Upon retirement from the Air Force, Ray spent 16 years as Director of Engineering, Boeing of Canada, (Arnprior Division). At the time of Ray's passing, he was a resident of Perth, Ontario but had been a longtime resident of Ottawa, Ontario, residing with his family in Manor Park over a period of 56 years. Dad spent many wonderful years with his family and friends, seasonally residing at Gulf Lakes Estates, Bradenton, Florida and at their summer residence on Dalhousie Lake, Ontario. Many thanks to the caring and compassionate staff of CCAC South East, Lanark Lodge and the Perth Hospital. Service and interment will be held at a future date at the National Military Cemetery, Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario. Family and friends will be welcome to attend to share their memories of Ray. In remembrance of Ray, memorial donations are requested to the Lanark Lodge Memorial Fund, 115 Christie Lake Road, Perth ON K7H 3C6. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth. www.blairandson.com
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