Raymond E.'s Story
Raymond E. Seaman, 80, of Seabrook, N.H., and longtime Haverhill resident passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday morning, October 20, 2016, at Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport.
Born in Haverhill on October 23, 1935, son of the late Harold and Rosemarie (Simard) Seaman. He graduated from St. James Grammar and High School, Haverhill. He was employed for 30 years at Western Electric until his retirement. Raymond continued his family’s tradition of running Harold’s Famous Ice Cream, an ice cream stand at various fairs, carnivals and events throughout New England.
Raymond was an avid sportsman, participating in various football, baseball and fast-pitch softball leagues, ran several marathons, worked out daily and was passionate about Boston sport teams, especially the New England Patriots.
His surviving family members include his loving children, Cindy Trainor of Hampton, N.H., Raymond Seaman, Jr., Pamela McCrillis, Jill Murphy and husband, Ronald, all of Amesbury and Cathleen Stanley and husband, Levi of Vermont; grandchildren, Sherry Stanley of Worcester, Matthew Murphy of Amesbury, John Stanley and wife, Danielle of Vermont and Kaitlyn Trainor of Boston; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Rosalie, Vanessa, Joanna and Joe Stanley of Worcester and Lexi, Laci and Beverly Stanley of Vermont; sister, Carol Portors and husband, Richard of Bradford; niece, Andrea Occhionero and husband Mark of Milford; and dear friend, George Dupree of Merrimac; predeceased by siblings, Robert Seaman and Marlene Rizzi and granddaughter, Beverly Stanley.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 25, in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford at 11 a.m. There will be no calling hours and interment will be privately held. Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Raymond’s memory to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 01701 or online at www.donatenow.heart.org. For online guestbook, please visit www.driscollcares.com.
Published on  October 22, 2016