Raymond D. Mountain Jr.
Date of Passing:
Mountain, Raymond D. Jr., 92, of Henry Street, Cranston, died peacefully on May 10, 2022 at the Hope Hospice Hulitar Center, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary T. (Connors) Mountain.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Raymond D. and Nina (O’Donnell) Mountain, he lived in Cranston since 1968.
Mr. Mountain was a Quality Control Engineer for the former Okonite Wire & Cable Company for 40 years before retiring in 1991.
Raymond was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1947, one year post graduate at Moses Brown in 1948 and graduated from Providence College Class of 1952.
Mr. Mountain was a communicant and eucharistic minister at St. Paul’s Church, Cranston. He was a member of the St. Paul’s Council Knights of Columbus.
A sports enthusiast, he enjoyed golfing and was a beloved Providence College Basketball fan.
Raymond was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
Besides his wife of sixty eight years, he is survived by his children, Raymond D. Mountain III and his wife Marybeth of Cranston, James J. Mountain and his wife Elaine of Situate, Martha L. Solitro and her husband Anthony of Warwick and John J. Mountain of Warwick; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Lois Painchaud.
His Funeral will be held on Friday May 13, 2022 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul’s Church, One St. Paul Place, Cranston at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be held in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, South County Trail, Exeter.
Calling hours are Thursday 6-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Raymond’s memory to Little Flower Home, P.O. Box 40216, Providence, RI 02940 or St. Paul’s Church, One Saint Paul Place, Cranston, RI 02905 would be deeply appreciated.