Putnam – Philip A. Raymond, 78, of Cleveland St., died Friday morning, June 5, 2020 at home. He was the loving husband of Kathleen Raymond. Born in Webster, MA, he was the son of the late Arthur and Viola (Skotchless) Raymond.
Mr. Raymond was a proud Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War with Company C, 101st Engineer Battalion. On November 17, 2013 he was united in marriage to Kathleen (Sawicki) Maynard.
Mr. Raymond worked for many years as a mason for J&L Construction.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 76 in North Grosvenordale and an honorary life member of the former Knights of Columbus 2087, St. Bernard Council in North Grosvenordale. Philip enjoyed working out at the gym and staying healthy.
Philip is survived by his loving wife of seventeen years Kathleen Raymond; his stepson Brian Maynard of Thompson; a brother Harold Raymond and his wife Deborah of Grosvenordale; and several nieces and nephews. Philip was predeceased by a sister, the late Karen E. Raymond.
Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions a graveside service in West Thompson Cemetery will be held at a later date. Funeral services have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations in Philip’s memory may be made to the American Legion Post 67, P.O. Box 909, N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.