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Raymond James Mansolillo

September 21, 1932 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Raymond James Mansolillo, 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was
known as “Ray” to his friends and “Papa” to his adoring grandchildren. It has been said he never met a
stranger and was adored by all who met him. Always smiling, Ray saw the best in everyone and was a
friend to all. Most importantly, he was a proud father and grandfather. His legacy is his children and
grandchildren. Time spent with family and friends brought him the most joy, along with a cold beer.
 
Raymond was born on September 26, 1932 to the late Donato and Maria Mansolillo in Providence, R.I.
Ray was a devout Catholic. He was a proud Army Veteran, having served during the Korean War. He
attended and graduated from Bryant College, Smithfield R.I., where he attained his B.A. Ray owned and
operated Citation Homes, Inc. in R.I., as well as First Service Properties in Titusville, FL. He also owned
Woodland Golf & CC in N. Kingstown, R.I. until the late 1970s. He was passionate about the game of golf
throughout his life. Ray was a member of The Knights of Columbus and the VFW.
 
Raymond James Mansolillo is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Marie (n. Morrocco); his three
children, Karen Mansolillo-Bianco (Bob) of Titusville, FL; Raymond J Mansolillo, Jr. of New Port Richey, FL;
Gail Otero (David) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; and his 4 grandchildren: Jacqueline, Evan, Maria, and Marc.
He also leaves behind to mourn his loss numerous extended family and friends. He is predeceased by his
parents, Maria (n. Esposito) and Donato Mansolillo, and his brother, Anthony Mansolillo.
 
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice of St. Francis, Inc., 1250 Grumman Pl, Titusville,
FL 32780. There will be a funeral mass at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 203 Ojibway Ave #203, Titusville, FL
32780 on Thursday, June 25, 2020, and a private family interment at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of his life will follow at a later date. Please leave your
condolences for the family at www.northbrevardfuneralhome.com

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Services

Funeral Mass
Thursday
June 25, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Teresa Catholic Church
201 Ojibway Street
Titusville, FL 32780

Cemetery

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery
5525 U.S Highway 1
Mims, FL 32754

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