Jean S. Raymond

Friday, January 12, 2018

Newport, N.H. — Jean S. Raymond, 93, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was the youngest of three children born to the late Joel C. and Marie (Lyon) Smith.

Jean was preceded in death by her loving and faithful husband of 63 years, Gordon (Bob) Raymond, and together they raised four children. They made their home in Holliston, Mass. for many years before retiring to Eastman in Grantham, N.H. in 1983 where they were avid golfers, skiers and hikers.

Jean leaves daughter, Carolyn Heiden of Greenfield, Mass., daughter, Laurie Parker and husband, Bill of Hardy, Va.; son, Jeff and wife, Jody of Randolph, Mass., and son, Gordon and wife, Cathy of Hendersonville, N.C. Jean was also preceded in death by son-in-law, William (Butch) Heiden. In addition, Jean leaves nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

A graveside prayer service is planned at 12 noon on Jan. 13 at Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston. A celebration of life service is planned for 11 a.m. on January 15 at the Croydon Congregational Church, Croydon, N.H.

Donations may be made to either Buckley Health Care, 95 Laurel Street, Greenfield, MA 01301; or to the Croydon Congregational Church, 29 Croydon Turnpike, Croydon, NH 03773.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com.