Obituary of Raymond C. Lauber
Raymond C. Lauber, age 88, a longtime resident of Essex passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center in Natick, Massachusetts. Ray was the beloved husband of Carlene (Sherb) Lauber who predeceased him on October 3, 2013. He was born on September 25, 1931 in New Haven, the son of Clarence Raymond and Grace (McDowell) Lauber. Ray received his Bachelor’s Degree in business from Duke University. He enjoyed a long career in finance working in Municipal Bond Sales at Chase Manhattan Bank. Ray served his country proudly as a member of the United States Coast Guard during the Korean War. He had been a resident of Essex for 30 years and was a former resident of Wilton. He had recently moved to Natick to be closer to his daughter, Sheryl L. Weden. Ray was an avid golfer and loved animals of every kind. Besides his daughter Sheryl, and her husband David of Dover, Massachusetts he leaves his son Steven, and his wife Missy of Parkland, Florida, and his 7 grandchildren and his 2 great-grandsons. Besides his wife Carlene and his parents, Ray was predeceased by his daughter, Wendi Lauber Butler who passed away on November 10, 2015, and his brother, Norman Marshall. A family graveside service with the rendering of Military Honors was held in the Riverview Cemetery in Essex. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Valley Shore Animal Welfare League, 647 Horse Hill Rd.,Westbrook, CT 06498. www.valleyshoreanimalwelfareleague.org. To share a memory of Ray or send a condolence to his family, please visit www.rwwfh.com. Arrangements were in the care of the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.