Obituary: Raymond Wallace Facey


  • Monday, October 25, 2021
Raymond Wallace Facey

Raymond Wallace Facey
1925 - 2021
Ray passed away at St. Marys Memorial Hospital on Oct 25, 2021 in his 97th year. Dear husband and best friend to Reta Ila Facey (Mainprize) for 71 years.Loving father of Lorne & Linda Facey, Donna Munro, Janis Kapp & Rich Parsons, and Marie Facey & Gus Fraser. Proud Grandpa to 5 granddaughters: Kathy, Karen, Rebecca, Jennifer, and Crystal. With 10 great grandchildren: Jade, Ares, Ryder, Austin, Myles, Oliver, Charlotte, Emma, Isabella, and Addison. Survived by his sister Pat Monteith, brother Ivan & Joan Facey, sister Helen & Barry Dickson, sister-in-law Vera Haves, and many nieces and nephews, including Kim & Lyndon Kowch. Predeceased by brother Bill & Marion Facey, sister Erma & John Sutherland, brother Jack Facey; brother Edmund & Caroline Facey; and brother-in-law Ken & Marian Mainprize.Ray spent 60 years working for the Journal Argus. He spent many years travelling with Reta and with square dancing groups. He enjoyed his stamp collection, spending time in their gardens and helping out with Horticulture Society events. He loved to play crokinole, euchre and cribbage. He was a long time member of the St. Marys United Church.Thank you to Dr. Yung, Dr. Hepburn, Dr. Gatfield and all the nurses and caregivers at both the St. Marys Hospital and Wildwood Care Centre. A funeral service was conducted at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. A link to the video of the funeral can be found at www.hodgesfuneralhome.ca. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Marys United Church or the St. Marys Healthcare Foundation. Online condolences at www.hodgesfuneralhome.ca.