Kenneth D. Ray 1962-2018

NILES — Kenneth D. Ray, 55, of Niles, entered into eternal rest Friday, June 8, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

He was born July 22, 1962, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of Richard and Charmaine Fellesz Ray, and had lived in Ohio since 1974.

A graduate of Niles McKinley High School, Ken worked for Anderson DuBose Company in Lordstown.

An avid sports fan, he enjoyed golf, swimming, volleyball, basketball, fishing and camping just about anywhere he could camp. Most of all, his grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Fond memories of Ken live on with his beloved wife, Monica L. Pettigrew Ray, whom he married Oct.18, 1980; three children, Brandon (Jessica) of Niles, Annastacia of Niles and Brent Ray of Warren; two grandchildren, Caden and Addilyn Ray; three sisters, Lori (Bob) Liakaris of Howland, Heidi (Victor) Suraci of Boardman and Charnelle Ray of Niles; a brother, Leonard (Teri) Ray of Hubbard; his mother-in-law, Dolores Pettigrew of Warren; his brother-in-law, Ted (Wendy) Pettigrew of Warren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and a lifetime of other good friends and family.

His parents preceded him in death.

Cremation is taking place. Ken’s life will be celebrated with a service at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 N. Chestnut St., Niles, the same church where he and Monica were married. Friends may call 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to serving your loved ones.

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