Raymond James Hummel Sr. of West Chester
Raymond James Hummel Sr., 87, husband of Marilyn McGrath Hummel, of West Chester, PA, died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at home.
He was born July 27, 1929 in Valley Stream, NY, the son of the late George and Caroline Froehlich Hummel.
Ray graduated from Valley Stream Central High School and attended Hofstra University.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 19481952.
Ray worked for IBM and retired after 35 years of service.
He enjoyed gardening and carpentry and was an allaround handyman.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his 7 children, Mary Hummel, Nancy Biberacher (Peter), Kathleen Schroeder (John), Jeanne Seidell (Christopher Sr.), Raymond Jr. (Nancy Pinsent), Joseph (Kevin Flanagan), and Gerard (Lucia Moraes); 16 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 brothers, Robert and Kenneth (Claire), as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, G. Richard, Gerard, Edgar, Rita and Marie; grandsons, Brian Daniels and Kenneth Schroeder, and son-in-law Nate Jackson.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation from 10:00-11:00am on Monday, October 10, 2016 at SS Peter & Paul Church 1325 Boot Rd. West Chester, PA 19380; followed by his Funeral Mass at 11:00am.
His body was donated to Science and will be interred next year at St. Boniface Cemetery, Elmont, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to St. Vincent de Paul Conference, c/o St. Joseph Church, 1346 Broadway, Hewlett, NY 11557.
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 610696-1181, www.DellaFH.com.