In memory of
Raymond Thomas Surapine
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In memory of
Raymond Thomas Surapine
Raymond Thomas Surapine, 85, of Enfield, entered into eternal life Monday, April 17, 2017, in the comfort of home with his loving family at his side. He was the beloved husband of 58-plus years to Carol M. (Madore) Surapine. Raymond was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Hartford to the late Victor and Grace (Callahan) Surapine and had resided in Enfield for 56 years. He served his country proudly with the U.S. Air Force, was a veteran of the Korean War and staff sergeant with the Air National Guard. Prior to retiring in 1995 Raymond was an accountant with the Hartford Courant for 48 years. He was the founding cub master of Cub Scout Pack 391, a member of the John Maciolek Post 154 American Legion, Enfield, Knights of Columbus and St. Bernard Church, Enfield. Raymond was an avid model railroader; he enjoyed camping and fishing, and loved spending time with his family. Besides his wife, Carol, he is survived by his beloved children, Paul Surapine and wife, Susan, of Milford, Massachusetts, Peter Surapine and wife, Karen, of Stafford, Matthew Surapine and wife, Elizabeth, of Norwalk, Beth Surapine and fiancé, Jim Russell, of Stafford Springs, and Michael Surapine and wife, Stacy, of Newnan, Georgia, his 10 grandchildren, Emilie, Stanley, Zachary, Joshua, Bailey, Isabel, Paige, Gisella, Irene, and Delaney; his cherished four great-grandchildren, Charles, William, Thomas, and Joseph. His family will receive relatives and friends during calling hours Friday, April 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 22, with the funeral procession forming at 9 a.m. at the funeral home to St. Bernard Church, Enfield, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow in Hazardville Cemetery, Enfield. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave., Enfield, CT 06082. For an online condolence, directions, or more info visit www.brownememorialchapels.com
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