2013-02-14 / Obituaries

Raphaela T. ‘Ray’ Conran

Raphaella T. ‘Ray’ Conran, age 85, of Patterson, NY, died on Friday, February 8, 2013, in New York City.

Mrs. Conran was born in the Bronx, on June 12, 1937, to Sero and Julia (Loscalzo) Chriscuolo. She graduated from schools in the Bronx.

She married William M. Conran on October 12, 1947, in the Bronx. Mr. Conran died on January 8, 2005.

Mrs. Conran was a summer resident of Patterson (Putnam Lake) since 1962 having moved there permanently in 1971. She had lived in Woodside, Queens for 30 years prior.

A member of Sacred Heart Church, she was known for her cooking, having catered many a party. She also enjoyed traveling to the casinos and was an avid Yankees, Giants and NASCAR fan.

Mrs. Conran is survived by her six sons: John, William B. and Gary Conran, all of Patterson, Robert Conran of Waterbury, Ct., Richard Conran of St. Petersburg, FL, and Marc Conran of Mahopac, NY. Also twelve grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake, NY. A private cremation followed. www.Dwyerfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ray’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Putnam County Unit, 220 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541.

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