Senior of the Month
Ray was born in Hornell, New York in 1938. He attended Irving and Washington Elementary Schools and graduated from Hornell High School. After High School , Ray joined the Navy in 1958 and was stationed in California on the USS Hancock. He was a parachute rigger and would later transfer to McGuire AFB and settle down in this area. After the Navy, Ray got into the car business and managed auto dealerships all over the United States from 1959 to 2002. He married his first wife Judy in 1958, but they divorced and he married his second wife Irene in 1972. Ray has five children; Tony, Sandy, Angie, Brandi and Nicky. Ray enjoys football, auto racing, motorcycles and fishing. He was also the President of the Police Athletic League in 19710 and 1972. Ray says that he loves being around the people at the Center because they are caring, good people and that the food is also good! Come to the Senior Center today to meet Ray.