Sgt Raymond J. McVeigh

Sgt Raymond J. McVeigh

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 20 Sep 2017 (aged 85)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 183665439 · View Source
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SFC Raymond J. McVeigh, 85, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI. 

Mr. McVeigh was born March 6, 1932 in Providence, RI and was the son of the late James and Rose (Gallagher) McVeigh. 

He was predeceased by his wife Hermenegilde (Zeinzinger) McVeigh in 1993. He is survived by his son James "Jim" McVeigh (his wife Martha) of West Warwick, RI.
 
Raymond served in the United States Army for 22 years. He was proud to have served his country and to serve with his fellow comrades; furthermore he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal during the Vietnam War. After his service in the military, Raymond graduated from Providence College with a bachelor's of science in business and he was also a graduate from Johnson and Wales University.  He worked with the State of Rhode Island's Department of Behavioral Health Care, formerly RI-MHRH for 10 years.

Friends and family may gather to pay their respects at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick, RI on Monday, September 25 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Robert Bellamine Parish, 1804 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI at 11:00 a.m.

Raymond's burial will be held privately at the Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery with full military honors.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, hopehealthri.org


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  • Created by: SCVet
  • Added: 23 Sep 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 183665439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Raymond J. McVeigh (6 Mar 1932–20 Sep 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 183665439, citing Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by SCVet (contributor 47208046) .