A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church for Raymond P. LaShure, 62 who passed away early Wednesday evening.
Ray graduated from Painted Post West High School, attended community college majoring in broadcasting, and went on to Served his country in the United States Navy for 9 and a half years on the USS Denver LPD 9 and the USS Kansas City. He was awarded Sea Service Ribbon with a Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Award and Expeditionary Medal with a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.
Ray worked in broadcasting in Cleveland Oh, at the WCLV and WRMR until their closing, He than work for several agencies in the health care field including Easter Seals and Celtic Health Care until his illness started.
Ray had a passion for Amateur Ham Radio and was a proud member of the Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club, where he was a mentor, a Volunteer Examiner for new or up grading Ham Radio Operators, and lector in the field of Digital Mobil Radio.
He was a member of Amateur Radio Emergency Service and served as an assistant emergency coordinator for Mahoning County.
He also participated with the Panerathon, Peace Race, Special Olympics, and Field Day among other things, with the Amateur Radio Club.
Ray was also a former Foster Parent for Mahoning Co Children Services.
Raymond leaves his wife Marilyn Ramunno who he married on September 7, 2003
He also leaves a brother, Frank LaSure; a sister, Marybeth LaSure; and an uncle, Francis Avagliano all of Corning NY.
Other survivors include all of his wife's family and friends who were there to help in anyway during Ray's 5 year battle with Multiple Myeloma; three special boys, Elijah, Marcus, and Herbert who he considered his grandsons and their mother, Tiauna of Cleveland Oh.
To all of his Amature Ham Radio Friends to which he bids his final 73s K8NVY.
We would also like to thank the Veterans Administrations, Comfort Keepers, and Southern Care Hospice.
Family and friends will gather from 3-6pm on Sunday, March 1st and from 9:15-10:15am on Monday March 2nd in Schiavone Funeral Home.
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