Obituary of Raymond H. Haskell
Raymond H Haskell of Vestal passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at the age of 91. Ray was predeceased by his wife Lillian, parents Maxine and Raymond Haskell, sister Ann Inglis and grandson David Seaman. Raymond was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was married for 60 years to the love of his life, Lillian. He is survived by his daughters Deborah (Michael) Seaman, Karen (John) Kohler, Cynthia (Dennis) Simone, Lisa (Mike) Distin. He is also survived by grandchildren: Melissa Kohler, Jessica (Mack) White, Ben (Helen) Kohler, Jonathan (Kassandra) Kohler, Michael Distin, Kaitlyn Guppy: great grandchildren Alex, Grace, Grant, Kade, Ellie, Oliver, Avery and nieces. We will forever remember his last words of wisdom to "live your life in love". He was a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Ray was a member and deacon of Memorial Park Baptist Church, Vestal. He retired from Columbian Mutual Life as Vice President of Underwriting. Rays upbringing in Rangeley Maine began his appreciation for the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping as well as his love for fresh Maine lobster. Ray and Lillian travelled much of the country in their RV and loved European travel. Many of their RV journeys included their family. As a grandfather he attended many sporting events, award ceremonies and weddings that required a great deal of traveling. He was always happy and proud to celebrate his family. Ray blessed the lives of everyone he met and will be remembered for his patience, love and calm demeanor. We thank Ray for the love and memories he bestowed upon us. Private Funeral Services will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, Binghamton. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy in Ray's memory may be made to Memorial Park Baptist Church, 1013 Front Street, Vestal, NY 13850.
Final Resting Place
Vestal Hills Memorial Park
Old Vestal Road
Vestal, New York, United States