Raymond M. Paris
Raymond Michael Paris 83, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Thursday July 13, 2017 after a long battle with COPD. Ray lived in Warwick in Wethersfield Commons for thirty years. Ray worked at Mastro Electric for over thirty years as Office Manager and Bookkeeper for five stores. He was the beloved husband of Beverly Mann-Paris, who was always by his side. Ray was born in Providence, a son of the late Gaetano and Philomena (Berardis) Paris. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. Ray was an avid sports enthusiast and fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and the Boston Celtics. He also had a love for horses and always completed the crossword puzzle every morning at breakfast. Ray was a member of Temple Beth Torah, Temple Beth David, WBCJC and Temple Sinai. He loved spending his winters in Delray Beach, Florida. He loved the beach and besides dining with Beverly, he loved playing cards with his friends. Ray was loved by everyone. He also loved attending his daughter Debra Mann’s jazz concerts. He was very proud of her. He was a Jazz Music enthusiast, but mostly Frank Sinatra was his idol, and he collected all his albums. Ray loved bowling and golfing until his health failed him, but he continued to fight. He always said, “If it wasn’t for my wife, “Bevy”, I wouldn’t have lived as long.” He loved visiting his family in Las Vegas and California many times and taking cruises with Bev and friends. Besides his loving wife, Ray leaves his children, Gary Mann and his wife Debra of Northport, New York and Debra Mann-Morton and her husband Donald of Riverside. He was the proud Papa to Joseph Seda and his wife Hilary, Corey Mann, Joshua Morton, Benjamin Morton and a great-grandfather to, Genevieve Seda. Ray also leaves his nephew, Dennis Paris and his wife Debbie as well as many other beloved nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Paris and his wife Carol, who was always ready to help him. Ray also leaves his precious dog Lilly, who gave him a lot of kisses and kept him company. He was predeceased by six siblings and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Flowers and visitation are respectfully omitted. Memorial gifts to the American Lung Association 260 West Exchange Street Suite 102-B Providence, RI 02903 will be appreciated.
Rosalie Buckler - 07/15/2017
May his memory be for a blessing.
Rosalie & family
Andy & Ann Marie Toolan - 07/15/2017
We're so glad we had an opportunity to see Ray during the last few weeks and very sorry to hear of his passing. Andy really respected Ray and enjoyed working with him. We send our deepest sympathies.
Pat Kelley - 07/15/2017
So sorry to hear of Rays passing. He was a great man. I worked with Tay st Mastro. We kept in touch when he left. It is a sad day for all of us at Mastro. We will always miss you 💔
Jill Forman - 07/15/2017
I am so sorry for your loss. Please give me a call if you need anything . I feel so bad. I love Raymond, and he will missed by all.
Steve & Marie Andolfo - 07/15/2017
We are so sorry for the loss of your
beloved brother. We know you loved your
brother and enjoyed sharing stories of you
and your family growing up and the good times
you experienced with Raymond. May his soul rest in
peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Steve & Marie Andolfo
Vars D'Abrosca - 07/15/2017
My sincere sympathy & prayers in the loss of your dear brother.
Mary F. Mastrostefano - 07/15/2017
To Beverly: My sincere sympathy for your loss.
Marion F. Avarista - 07/15/2017
You will always be in my prayers. I know you are at peace with your parents, my Mom/sister, your 2 sisters as well are your 3 brothers.
You were a wonderful part of our family.
Your niece, Marion
Linda Viau Garceau - 07/15/2017
Dear Bev, Deb & family. Uncle Robert, Auntie Carol, and extended Paris/Masiello family. It is a sad day for everyone. Uncle Ray was a kind and loving man who did love his family. To be part of his family was an honor. There are not many families out there like the Paris family. They are the best people. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
In love and sympathy,
Linda Garceau and Robert Sullo
North Providence, RI
Kathy & Kevin - 07/15/2017
Bob & Carol,
So very sorry for the loss of your brother... Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
With our sympathy,
Kathy & Kevin Eisemann
Danielle Garceau - 07/15/2017
Uncle Ray my heart is so heavy
You will be missed very much.Love you Buddy!!!
Mark & Bonnie Sweberg - 07/16/2017
Beverly, we are saddened by your loss, and offer you are heartfelt condolences.
Michael & Francine Vinacco - 07/16/2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Gloria Paris Castricone - 07/17/2017
My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the Paris family at the passing of my brother Raymond. May he rest in peace.
Sister Gloria Paris Castricone, Husband Richard Castricone, nieces Elena, Susan and Donna
Bill & Millie Hoffman - 07/19/2017
So sorry to hear the news - we look forward to the time when you are up to visiting.
Vincent Mastrostefano - 07/20/2017
Beverly, I am so sorry for your loss. We will all miss Ray.
Marilyn Baker - 07/25/2017
I was sorry to learn of Raymond's passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy, and may his memory be a comfort to his family. My late aunt Ann Melamut worked at Mastro Electric for a number of years before she retired to Florida. But that may possibly be before Ray worked there. It's a small world. Marilyn Baker
firstname.lastname@example.org - 07/27/2017
He was the most gracious man ever. I knew him since I was 12 and Tony knew him before me, from mastro. he will be missed.
Colleen and tony improta
Donna and John Kane - 09/09/2017
Beverly we just heard about Ray we are so sorry he was a wonderful man and will be missed. All our love