Ray passed away peacefully on April 26, 2019 at Prescott House, North Andover after a brief illness. Formally of Saugus, he made his home in Lynn.
He is predeceased by his parents Richard and Marie (Bonin) Maes. Ray leaves six brothers and a sister, Charles and Mary Ellen, Thomas and Teda, Gilbert, Leonard and Kathleen, Stephen and Candace, Michael and Brenda, and Judy and Alan Mooney. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ray had an active curiosity and was a lifelong learner. He loved his books and considered them his prized possessions. Ray was a gentle soul who was generous with what little he had.
Service information: A family ceremony is planned for his interment at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn.
Thoughts of sympathy may be expressed in acts of kindness to each other.