Harry Charles Ray


Personal and Family Information

Harry was born on 11 JAN 1933 in Illinois, the son of unknown parents.

He died on 19 MAR 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

His wife was Lloyd DeWolf Clore, who he married in APR 1955 in Bay St.Louis, Mississippi. Their eight known children were Catherine Margaret (1956-?), Barbara DeWolf (1957-?), Anne Marie (1958-?), Harry Charles (1959-?), Deborah Diane (1960-?), Elizabeth Lloyd (1962-?), Margie Mae (1963-?) and William Ward (1965-?).


Birth11 JAN 1933
Place: Illinois
Address: guessing date and place
Death19 MAR 2018
Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Burial7 APR 2018
Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Age: 85
Address: Greenwood Cemetery Findagrave MEMORIAL ID 188194674


Note 1

Harry Charles Ray Jr. went to his Heavenly Father, peacefully in the presence of his family, on Monday, March 19, 2018, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Lloyd Daigre by his first marriage and the late Denise Ray by his second marriage. Loving father of Catherine, Barbara, Anne, Harry III, Deborah, Elizabeth, Margie, Ward and Marschelle. Brother of the late Margie Gagliano. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephew. He was predeceased by his parents Margaret Peterson Ray and Harry Charles Ray Sr. Harry served with the U.S navy reserve. He loved the city of New Orleans and through his career helped build many buildings. He was a graduate of Mater Dolorosa School, Jesuit High School and Tulane University. He was a member of the Carrollton Boosters. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Special Olympics, in honor of Ward Ray. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Mater Dolorosa Church, 1230 S. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM. To sign the on line guest register, please visit www.Greenwoodfuneralhome.net

Published in The Times-Picayune from Mar. 30 to Apr. 1, 2018