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Raymond A. Kelliher
  • In lieu of flowers donations in Raymond's memory may be sent to:
  • Holy Transfiguration Monastery
    278 Warren Street
    Brookline, MA 02445

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“Christine and Family, I am sad to hear of Ray's passing. We had many laughs and many heated discussions on education matters. He had a great Bo...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Todd Grundberg - Dublin, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Lavimoniere & Tony

“Dear Christine,\ We were so very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Raymond. It was obvious that you shared a truly loving relationship. We...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Andy and Claire Goyer - Fairhaven, MA

“I am very sorry to hear about Mr. Kellihers passing.I grew up on the same street as Mr.,ans Mrs. Kelliher,and was their paperboy for many years.Mr...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: robert hobaica - west bridgewater, MA

“No words can express how much we will miss Raymond and how deeply we feel for you, Christine. Know that Raymond will always be in our hearts and...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Beth and Ben - Dartmouth, MA

“Dear Christine,Our sympathy and prayers on the passing of your beloved Raymond. ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Sanchen & Paul Kenney - Weymouth, MA

“Christine, Jim & I were deeply saddened by the news of Raymond's passing. He was such a kind, gentle man, who always made us feel welcomed when we...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Sandra & Jim Parker - Taunton, MA

“Dear Christine, Just wanted to take a moment to share with you my thoughts at this difficult time. Your husband, my HS teacher, was one of those...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Bruce Hickox RN - Taunton, MA

“So sorry hearing of Ray's passing. Our years working together at Holbrook High School were filled with some of the most humorous times that I can...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Rich Little - Abington, MA

“Christine, so soory to hear of your husband's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. Ginny Mason ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Virginia Mason - Charlton, MA

“Dear Christine, Although I did not know your husband Raymond our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Luippold - Norton, MA

“Dear Christine, I am so sorry to hear of Ray's passing He provided many of the faculty members at Holbrook H.S with many fun-filled moments. He...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Jack Walsh - plymouth, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss and we will keep you and your family in our prayers. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy & Terrance Shunney - Norton, MA

“Raymond: We will miss your cheerfulness and many days I passed you by on my daily run and you always had a grand "hello" as you offered...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Tom & Dottie Kelley - norton, MA

“We were deeply saddened by the death of your loving husband. We just loved going to your office and chatting with Raymond. Even my granddaughter...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Ed and Sue Borges - Acushnet, MA

“Christine, I'm am so very sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Cindy Winer - MA

“Dear Christine, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved Raymond. It was always wonderful to see him in your office with his warm smile, a...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Christina Finelli - MA

“Dear Christine, Words cannot expess how sad I was to hear of Raymond's passing. He was such a wonderful man and I consider myself very lucky to...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Haskins - Marsheifld, MA

“I am so glad to have had you in my life. What a wonderful person. Your smile and kindness will be missed greatly. Love You Always. Christine My...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Ann Kelliher - Plymouth, MA

“Christine, I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your husband. Please take comfort in the closeness of your family and take care of yourself. ...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Dawn Seaward - Acton, ME - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Christine. She is a wonderful person and deserves all of our support and prayers at this time. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Lenny O'Leary - Mashpee, MA

“Christine We are very sorry to hear of your loss of Raymond. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time for you God Bless...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Mike and Lynn Shea - Coventry, RI

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NORTON----Raymond A. Kelliher Ph.D, 76, of Norton and formerly Easton, passed away November 14. Raymond was the cherished husband of 47 years of Christine Roessel.

He was the son of the late Raymond and Clara Kelliher and brother of the late Clara "Snooki" Kelliher, all of Brighton.

Raymond was a Double Eagle since he received his Bachelors's and PH.D. in Organizational Behavior from Boston College.

Former public school teacher, school administrator and college professor, he then changed his career from education to the private sector. For another 20 years he was employed as Marketing Director for two startup companies, retiring in 2000.

In the ensuing years Raymond switched careers again, earned a CFP and ChFC, and became a Registered Representative with Commonwealth Financial Services in order to work with his wife Christine who was an established Financial Consultant with Commonwealth.

Raymond was very funny, loyal and greatly loved by family and friends. He died in the arms of his wife, Christine, whose heart is shattered.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holy Transfiguration Monastery, 278 Warren Street, Brookline MA 02445. The Monastery and The Holy Nativity Convent also in Brookline were deeply loved by Raymond along with St. Nectarios who had protected him for many years.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. Burial will be private. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 from 4-8 PM. For directions or condolences visit