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Tomilson, Raymond F. Jr.

Raymond F. Tomilson Jr. , a 45 year resident of Norwood, died Monday, June 20, 2011 after a long illness. He was 83. Raymond was born in Dedham and was a proud River Rat! He was the son of the late Raymond F. Sr. & Theresa Tomilson. He joined the United States Army during World War II and served with the 82nd Airborne Division.  After leaving the army he joined the Merchant Marine. When he returned home he owned and operated Ray’s Auto Sales on Bridge Street in Dedham for over 50 years. He was predeceased by his wife Mildred R. (Harper) Tomilson. He is survived by his daughter Kathleen R. Tomilson and her husband Mark Hyland of Cumberland, Rhode Island; his son Robert C. and his wife Kathie Tomilson of Coventry, Rhode Island; his granddaughter Megan Tomilson; and his sister Lillian Wooldridge of Virginia. Raymond was the father of the late Sharon J. Tomilson and the brother of the late Richard Tomilson,  Walter Tomilson, Eleanor Snow and Gladys Meiner. Visitation will be held Friday, June 24, 2011 from 11 am – 12 pm at Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham, MA, with a graveside service following at 12:30 pm at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. In lieu of flowers donations to the Newfoundland Club of New England, ATTN: Janet Bloch, Secretary, PO Box 2323, New Preston, CT. 06777 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Erica
    June 23rd, 2011 | 9:28 am

    My thoughts and condolences are with you and your family at this time.

  2. June 23rd, 2011 | 11:48 am

    Our prayers and heart felt sympathy to Kathy and Mark and other members of the Tomilson family. May memories that you hold in your heart ease the pain of your loss.

    Love Kyrsten and Glen and family

  3. lynn DePrizio
    June 23rd, 2011 | 12:54 pm

    So sorry for your loss

  4. Sandy & Tony Martinez
    June 23rd, 2011 | 8:19 pm

    May all the good memories of your dad help you during these difficult days. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sandy & Tony

  5. Linda Nagy
    June 25th, 2011 | 12:19 pm

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you both at this time.

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