Raymond F. Grady, 94, formerly of Exeter died Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the Od Fellows Home in Maine.
He was born October 30, 1924 in Rochester, NH the son of he late Owen D. and Mary A. (Cullinane) Gardy.
Ray was raised in Rochester and was a graduate of Spaulding High School. He lived most of his life in Exeter and was a grocer working for the Exeter Food Center in downtown Exeter for many years, previous to this he worked for Binettes Market and Phillips Exeter Academy.
He was a former member of St. Michael Church, Exeter, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2179 in the 4th degree.
He played basketball for the Exeter Invaders with Tony Locke. Ray will be remembered for his quick wit and always his great sense of humor.
He was the husband of Jeanette (Brabant) Grady who died in 2004.
Family members include his son Daniel E. Grady of Lewiston, ME, his daughter, Joyce A. Philbrook of Lewiston, ME, his grandchildren, Donald Philbrook and Erin Philbrook, 5 great grandchildren, also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Service will be held at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter on Thursday, January 3, 2018 at 11 AM. Family and friends are respectfully invited and may visit with the family from 9AM until 11 AM. Burial will follow in the Exeter Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rockingham County Nursing Home, Recreation Fund, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH 03833.