Raymond D.'s Story
Raymond "Dewey" Thayer, age 62, of Newton, N.H., died on October 23, 2016, while vacationing in Newport Richey, Fla.
Born on October 27, 1953, in Haverhill, Mass., he was the son of Raymond A. Thayer and Janet Mooers Marchisio.
He was employed for many years as Newton's Town Clerk/Tax Collector before retiring in 2007. Following retirement, he served as a Newton Selectman from 2008 to 2014.
Ray loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, Devan, Lilli, Jacob, Brynne, Nathan, Olivia, Aaron, Victoria, and Kyle.
He is survived by his wife of almost 43 years, Cheryl; son, Jeremy, and daughter, Erin, all of Newton, N.H.
He is also survived by brothers, Dean, Glen and Scott; sisters, Bonnie, Julie and Sharon; stepmother, June M. Brown; several cousins, nieces, nephews and countless amounts of friends.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Rebecca J. Thayer, and granddaughter, Lillian M. Pease.
Per his wishes, he was cremated and a celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later date.
Published on  November 10, 2016