Nantais, Raymond

February 4, 1926 ~ January 27, 2020

NANTAIS, Raymond William – Passed away peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Nantais (2018). Loving father of Janet (late Herb) Verwegen, Ruth Anne (Neil) Gorton, Roland (Patricia) Nantais, Robert (Mary-anne) Nantais, Reta Nantais-Moore and Deborah (Brent) MacMillan. Grandfather of 14 and their spouses, great-grandfather of 20 and great-great grandfather of 2.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 1:00 until the time of the service at 2:00 pm. A private family graveside will be held at Black Creek Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Lambton Meadowview Villa Auxiliary.

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  1. To all the Nantais Family. Very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. He was a wonderful person.

  2. We were so sorry to hear about your father, he was a wonderful person. We had many a good time with him in our younger days. Our condolances to you all. He will be greatly missed.

  3. May you find peace by being with one another, sharing all those special memories and celebrate the wonderful life that your Dad , Grandfather shared with you.

  4. So sorry to hear of Ray’s death. I have fond memories of happy times spent with Debbie in the Nantais family home……a place with lots of laughter and a warm welcome. Debbie, I wish I could come in person and give you a hug and express my sympathy to you. I hope this week brings you and your family time to be together, and good memories of happy days gone by.
    Thoughts and prayers at this difficult time, Laurie (Hayward) White

  5. Heather and family – I’m sorry for the loss of your Grandpa/Great-Grandpa. My thoughts are with all of you.

  6. Condolences to the whole family. Uncle Ray was such a good man and a great sense of humor. God bless may you have peace and comfort . You are all in our thoughts on this journey . Rest in peace Uncle Ray

  7. May God bring you peace and comfort,in this time of loss.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  8. Uncle Ray was my dads (Dennis Nantais’) beloved older brother. He was my Uncle and I loved him. He was always very kind to me and I have fond memories of visiting him as a little girl. My thoughts & love are with the whole family during this time.

  9. Such a big chapter closing for all of you. Ray and Ruth were such sweet people, You are in our thoughts and prayers as you face this grieving process ahead. Love & prayers Bruce & Cathy Langstaff

  10. Ray was a sweetheart…a great man. Both he and Ruth were a very loving couple who raised a wonderful family! He will be missed by many. Sending deepest sympathy to the entire family. Love and hugs from Diane and Rob.

  11. We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your father., father-in-law, and Grampa. Your Dad was a kind gentle man and we enjoyed his humour. May God surround you with his peace, and comfort you with good memories, and loving family and friends. May God’s presence always be with you at this difficult time.

  12. Our thoughts are with the entire Nantais family. So sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. May the memories of good times help with the healing during this difficult time.

  13. Deepest sympathy to the entire Nantais Family. I had some great visits with him, when Mom lived at Park Place. I remember him taking your mom every Tuesday for Kentucky Fried Chicken. Such a pleasant and sweet person,

  14. So sorry to hear about the passing of Rae . Rae was such a sweet man and will be so happy to be with Ruth now . Thinking of all the families at this difficult time . Maureen Bailey