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“To Stephanie and her family I work with Stephnie and I just wanted to send my condolences to her and her family sorry for your loss ”
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“Dear Lynn, Sending thoughts and prayers for you and your family.~Shelagh ”
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“Lots of Goulet memories from Hunters Ridge Road. Our sincerest condolences to all of you. What a beautiful legacy in each child and grandchild. ...Read More »
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“I am a coworker of Steph's at Santander Bank. Just sharing a brief note of thanks to the memory of Raymond for his service to our country. My...Read More »
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“Jeanne, David and family. We are deeply sorry for your loss. we pray that God gives you strength to remember the good times and his legacy he left...Read More »
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“Dear Lynn and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of your father, grandfather and friend. May you find some peace in the memories that you...Read More »
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“With deep sympathy to the family, along with thanks for sharing Ray with the staff at Concord Junction Real Estate, where I worked - so long ago. He...Read More »
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Raymond F. Goulet, of Marlborough, MA, passed away at home on July, 3, 2016, just minutes into his 87th year after several-years battle with both end-stage renal failure and Alzheimer's. He was surrounded in his final days by his loving wife, Margaret (Lyden) Goulet and his devoted family.
He was born in Lawrence, MA, on July 3, 1929, to the late Mary (Quintal) and Francois Goulet.
After graduating from Central Catholic High School, Ray went to Northeastern University for two years before joining the Navy during the Korean War. In his four years in the Navy, Ray went to electronics school and served on a Submarine tender traveling as far south as Cuba and as far north as Iceland.
After the Navy Ray studied Physics at Boston College, graduating in 1958. He then went to work for Jerrell-Ash selling scientific equipment. During his first years with Jerrell-Ash his territory covered nine states, including Chicago, IL, where he lived, and Minnesota, where he met his wife of 55 years on a blind date. They married just five months later, in July of 1961. In 1966 he went to work for Nuclear Chicago for two years, before moving to Boston, MA, in 1968 as a sales manager for Jerrell-Ash.
He later left the scientific research field to embark on a new career in real estate.
Ray enjoyed a career as a Realtor for the next 30-plus years. He owned and operated Concord Junction Real Estate, and lthen, Goulet & Assoc. Real Estate. He later went to work with E. A. Hill and Coldwell Banker.
Ray and his wife lived in Concord, MA, for 26 years with their six children. He taught himself to play the fife and was an active Minute Man in Concord for many years, including in 1981 when the group was asked to march in former President Ronald Regan's inauguration parade in Washington D.C.
He and his wife moved to Marlborough in September 1995, where they lived for the past 21 years.
Ray loved nature and was a fisherman and an avid bird watcher.
Besides his wife he is survived by his son, David Goulet, and his wife Ruth (Boule) Goulet; daughters, Anne (Goulet) Reilly, and her husband Ed; Jeanne (Goulet) Bouchard, and her husband David; Lynn (Goulet) Wilcox, and her husband Alex; Danette (Goulet) Johnson, and her husband Kyle; Stephanie Goulet; and grandchildren Shauna Goulet, Michael Goulet, Joseph Goulet, Stephen Goulet, Mikayla Wilcox, Collin Wilcox, Ryan Wilcox, Hailey Wilcox, Noah Johnson, Kaiden Johnson and Ryder Johnson.
Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday July 8 at Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St. Marlborough, MA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 at St. Bernadette's Church, 266 Main St. Northborough, MA. The internment will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 11, at the National Cemetery, Connery Ave. Bourne, MA.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.