Raymond L. Eyth

Raymond L. Eyth, 81, of Chicora, passed away early Thursday morning, October 8, 2020 in the comfort of his home while surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Raymond was born in Butler on October 29, 1938. He was the son of the late George N. and Martha M. Weiland Eyth.

He attended school in Butler and earned his GED while serving with the United States Navy. In his earlier years, Raymond had been a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in North Oakland. Ray enjoyed old cars, John Deere Tractors, and playing the guitar. He retired in 1994 from the shipping department at Service Star in East Butler where he was employed for more than 33 years.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Etta Moore Eyth, whom he married in Chicora on July 9, 1960. Also surviving are three children, Janice E. Roshetko and her husband, John, of Cleveland, Raymond L. Eyth and Nancy Gifford and her husband, Mike, all of Chicora; three grandchildren, Jackie, Greg, and Corey; six great grandchildren; two brothers, William N. “Blue” Eyth and his wife, Ruth, of Fenelton, and Victor “Pete” Eyth and his wife, Colleen, of Mentor, OH; a sister, Victoria Painter and her husband, Tom, of Slippery Rock, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. ­­

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Eyth, Harold “Hank” Eyth, and George “Mike” Eyth and three sisters, Geraldine “Sis” MacKrell, Mildred Benson, and Janet Oesterling.

Private arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting: www.hilefh.com.

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