Raymond Shore

Obituary of Raymond Shore

Raymond Shore, 73, of 362 Middle Road, Portsmouth, R.I., died Monday, January 22, 2007, at the Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport. He was the husband of Brenda F. Shore. Ray was born in Pawtucket, R.I. on November 30, 1933. He was a son of the late Josiah and Lillian Greaves Shore. Ray graduated from Rogers High School. He served in Germany with the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked for many years at the former Newport Youth Center and later owned the Newport Clothing Center on Thames Street. During the 1980's he was a New England sales representative for several men's and women's clothing lines. In later years he sold real estate locally. Ray enjoyed boating and was a former Commodore of the Goat Island Yacht Club. He enjoyed golf as a member of Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club in Middletown. He was a former member of the Newport Lions Club. Besides his wife Brenda, Ray leaves three sons and their wives, Captain Ray Shore of the Yacht Excellence III and his wife Maria, Michael Shore and his wife Gloria of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, John Shore and his wife Rhonda of New Orleans. He also leaves six grandchildren, Ryan Shore, James Shore, Lillian Shore, Janet Shore, Samantha Shore all of Fort Lauderdale area and William Shore of New Orleans. His sister- in- law Lillian Nascimento Shore of Portsmouth. Ray was the brother of the late Edward "Ted" Shore. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, January 26, 2007 at 10:00 am at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, R.I. Burial will be private. Visiting hours Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St. Newport. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ray's memory to the St. Barnabas Church Veteran's Memorial Window Fund, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.
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