PARISE, Raymond Joseph

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, December 4, 2021, just three days following his 70th birthday.
Beloved husband and best friend of Christine for nearly 50 years. Proud father of Ben (Jamie) and Adam (Angie). Adored grandfather of Abbey and Grayson. Son of the late Cecile and Omer Parisee. Dear brother of the late Yvon Parisee (Line), the late Omer Parisee Jr., Paul-Henri Parisee (Nadine), late Lise Parisee (Roch Plouffe), Jean Parisee (Colleen) and Leo Parisee (Jennifer Biron). Ray will be remembered by his daughter-in-law Lisa Martin-Parise, Jamie’s daughter Abby and by Angie‘s sisters Emily and Kim. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Ray was well known for his volunteer work in the community.
At the request of the family and to allow more visitors to attend, only fully vaccinated family and friends are invited to visit at the Kerry Funeral Home Ltd., (140 Churchill Avenue, Wawa, 705-856-7340) on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. (Face masks or coverings will be mandatory, vaccination status will need to be provided). Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the funeral mass will be private. The mass will be held at St. Monica’s Church with Reverend Michael Asorgoe officiating. Interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery in the Spring of 2022.
Memorial donations made to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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  1. Ray was a wonderful man, and a longtime volunteer for the Wawa Goose Seniours’ Centre. He made many contributions to the operation of the Centre and the Drop In. We will miss him dearly. Our thoughts go out to Christine, his children and extended family

  2. My sincerest condolences to the Parise family. May the loving memories of Raymond comfort you over this difficult time.

  3. Gerry and Irene Bugyra

    Our deepest condolences to Christine, Ben and Adam with the passing of Ray. Years back we had some good and fun times working at AOD. God Bless the family during the most difficult time. RIP Ray.

  4. My deepest condolences to you all… Ray was a wonderful man he made my Sunday shifts so much fun! Thinking of you all

  5. My deepest sympathy to Christine and Family. Prayers and Peace. We will have a mass said here in Kenora for Ray.