Philip J. Raymond, Jr.October 17, 1946 - February 23, 2023 Kennett Square, PA | Age 76 Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend.
It is with great sadness we announce that Philip J. Raymond, Jr., passed away suddenly at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital from complications of a stroke. Phil went to be with the Lord peacefully on February 23rd, 2023, at 76 years of age. He was surrounded by his family.
Phil was full of life and love, was a selfless friend, and deeply committed to his family. Devoted husband of Janet, and loving father of son Chris (Denna), and daughter, Jennifer Devine (Ned), and his grandchildren, Maddie Raymond, and Evelyn, Lily, and Josie Devine, his brother, Bruce (Mary) and their daughter Shelley Reinemann (Keith) and their daughter June and many cousins. Phil is preceded in death by his father, Philip J. Raymond, Sr., and his mother, Germaine Gariepy Raymond.
Phil was born in Springfield, MA, and received a liberal arts degree from Providence college and then served our country in Vietnam as an Army Lieutenant in the 597th Transportation Company, earning a Bronze Star. After returning from the war, Phil continued his education by earning his MBA at Western New England College while supporting his family and continuing to serve in the Army Reserves, retiring honorably at the rank of Captain. His long professional career in the insurance and finance industry is filled with achievements, goals attained, and peers uplifted. Recognized as an Industry Legend, leader and mentor by many colleagues and friends.
Phil proudly served in a multitude of professional, charitable and familial capacities throughout his life, including Rotary Club, Jaycees, soccer and basketball coach, Boy Scout leader, and many others. He pursued all his hobbies with great vigor and detail. His positive attitude, perseverance, engaging sense of humor, intelligence, eagerness to serve others, and desire to succeed in all aspects of his life served him well through all his 76 years. Phil was a pillar of strength in many lives. He will be greatly missed.
The family will hold a small private service in North Carolina. Phil desired to be cremated and wanted to be where the beaches are soft, the mountains are strong, and the golf season is long.
Memorial donations may be made to the following charities: https://www.garysinisefoundation.org or to https://smga.org
Memorial ServiceThe family will hold a small private service in North Carolina.
Phil desired to be cremated and wanted to be where the beaches are soft, the mountains are strong, and the golf season is long.
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