2010-05-27 / Obituaries


Raymond W. Higgs, age 82, a 27 year resident of Wassiac, NY, died Friday, May 14, 2010, in Carmel. Mr. Higgs was born June 3, 1927 in Carmel to Edward and Susan (Carey) Higgs. He attended schools in the Holmes/Pawling area. On July 31, 1954, Mr. Higgs married the love of his life, Lillian Kelley at the Pawling Baptist Church parsonage in Pawling. They made their home in Holmes, NY for many years before moving on to Wassiac, NY. Mr. Higgs was head custodian for the Carmel Central school for 35 years, before retiring in 1983. He was a lifelong member of the 2nd Kent Baptist Church in Ludingtonville, NY. Besides his wife Lillian of 55 years, Mr. Higgs is survived by his son Raymond E. Higgs of New York City and a sister Minnie Anderson of Danbury, CT. Also several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was on hold Monday, May 17, at 2nd Kent Baptist Church in Ludingtonville, NY. Interment followed at Raymond Hill Cemetery, Carmel. Arrangements by Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South St., Patterson.

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