Raymond was called to rest and be with our Lord on September 24 after a long life of helping others. Born to Bernard and Agnes (Tully) in Kearny, New Jersey, Ray served in the US Navy proudly and with great honor in World War II both aboard the USS Mobile, CL-63 and the USS Mississinewa, AO59, earning 8 Battle Stars. While in California, during his "survivors leave" after the sinking of the USS Mississinewa, he met the love of his life, Olga Rastean who would become his loving wife for the next 63 years. Ray was a Journeyman and a life member of the Local Union 250 - United Association of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry for over 50 years, working in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry. His free time was filled with saltwater fishing. Raymond remained in California until moving to Arizona in 1995.
A loving husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather, Ray is survived by his wife, Olga, brother Bernard Fulleman, children, Donna (Robert) Sioles, Ronald (Lorraine) Fulleman, and Robert (Teresa) Fulleman, and grandchildren: Gregory, Suzanne, Kevin, Ryan and Alexandra. Raymond will be missed by his family and friends for his continued kindness, generosity and love of animals.
Strong in body and heart...a loving family man, Raymond will be remembered as an easy going man, always ready to help others. His door was always open.
A Rosary was held in Mesa, Arizona on September 28th at the Queen of Heaven Mortuary. A funeral mass was held on October 2nd at the San Fernando Mission Church in San Fernando, California. Raymond was laid to rest at the San Fernando Valley Mission Cemetery.