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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.

Ray’s Obit­u­ary

ChristmasTreeMy Brother Knights,Our annual Christ­mas Tree Sale is com­plete. Thank you all for your work; we have done a great job evan­ge­liz­ing Nativitythe sea­son of Christ­mas, in which we cel­e­brate our Savior’s birth. May you and your fam­ily have a blessed and safe Christmas.

Charles Charlie J VincentChar­lie Vin­cent, for­mer mem­ber of Coun­cil 2179, passed away on Thurs­day Novem­ber 15, 2018. Char­lie was an active mem­ber of coun­cil, and aways a source of many sto­ries and laughs.

Charles “Char­lie” Vin­cent, 80, of Sum­merville, wid­ower of Sarah Eccle­ston Vin­cent, passed away unex­pect­edly Thurs­day Novem­ber 15, 2018.

Coun­cil Events

21 Jan 2019
07:30PM08:30PM
4th Degree Meeting
28 Jan 2019
06:45PM07:15PM
Patri­otic Rosary
28 Jan 2019
07:30PM08:30PM
Social Meet­ings
11 Feb 2019
07:30PM08:30PM
Coun­cil Busi­ness Meeting
18 Feb 2019
07:30PM08:30PM
4th Degree Meeting
25 Feb 2019
06:45PM07:15PM
Patri­otic Rosary
25 Feb 2019
07:30PM08:30PM
Social Meet­ings