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Raymond Richard Gospodarski, Jr.

April 11, 1937 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Raymond Gospodarski, Jr. Obituary

HOWLAND - Raymond Richard Gospodarski was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather during his incredible 86 years of life. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024.

Born to Raymond and Alice Gospodarski on April 11th, 1937, Raymond was raised in Buffalo, New York and attended Bishop Ryan High School. While performing many school activities, he met the love of his life, Phyllis Moslow. They were married on August 16th, 1958 and celebrated happily for 65 years.

Raymond worked for various companies as a comptroller. With his vast career, Raymond was able to experience multiple job opportunities that allowed him to travel all over the Northeastern Coast. He later retired from Kahn Paper Company Inc in Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Raymond was a member of the Cleveland Polka Association as well as a member of the The Good Timers Club at St. Roberts Church.

Raymond along with his wife, Phyllis enjoyed traveling and exploring the world together. From countless of cruises to exploring other countries, they filled life with joy and once in a lifetime experiences. When the loving pair were not traveling, you can find them on the dance floor polkaing to their favorite bands or Raymond with his accordion playing his favorite songs.    

Raymond is lovingly remembered by his daughters Kathy Shiley and Nan (Mike) Schnarrs; grandchildren Matthew (Hunter) Schnarrs, Samantha (Jerry) Rouzzo, Stephanie (Brandon) Romer, Jennifer (Brandon) Arnett, Kaitlyn (Kyle) Tolla; and great-grandchildren Addie, Ryan, Elliana, Eason, Owen, Colton, Liam, and Kayden whom he loved dearly. He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Alice and his beloved wife, Phyllis.  

A celebration of life will be held at a future date at St. Roberts Catholic Church in Cortland, Ohio (date to be determined).

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