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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Raymond A. Traczek
Finast Grocery Stores Retiree
Age 87 Years
Born: March 1, 1930   Died: October 23, 2017

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Raymond A. Traczek, age 87, of Lorain, passed away at the Mercy New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph on the evening of Monday October 23, 2017.  Born in Elyria on March 1, 1930, Ray had been a life-long resident of Lorain County.

He was a 1947 graduate of Elyria High School and went on to serve in the United States Army during the Korean War. He fulfilled duty assignments as a Corporal attached to the 7620 Headquarters Company in Austria and was the recipient of the Occupation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.

Ray spent his entire career working in the retail grocery industry and retired from  Finast Grocery Stores in 1993.

A parishioner of St. Peter Parish in Lorain, Ray enjoyed spending time at home tending to landscaping and gardening chores.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-seven years Jeanette A. Traczek (nee Stefanich), daughter Ellen Doman, son Mark Traczek, and granddaughter Connie Doman.

He was preceded in death by his parents Peter and Dominica (nee Klekota) Traczyk, along with four brothers and seven sisters.




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