HERMON – Raymond V. Card, also known as Rainbow, age 82, passed away at home on April 10, 2013.
Calling hours will be at French Funeral Home, Edwards on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. immediately followed by his graveside service in the Fairview Cemetery, Edwards at 2:15 p.m. officiated by Rev. Beth Benham.
Rainbow loved to hunt, work on old cars, and spending time with family and friends. He was known by many and loved by all. He was the best father and grandfather in the world.
Raymond was born on April 24, 1930 in Denmark, NY to the late Vernard and Grace (Webb) Card. He married Catherine M. Weiler on October 8, 1950 at the Lowville Methodist parsonage. The couple has lived in Hermon since 1965. Raymond worked for St. Joseph Mineral Corporation in Edwards and Balmat from 1951 until his retirement as hoist operator in 1985.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine; son, Robert Card of Hermon; son, Richard and Debi Card of Gouverneur, and their children, David, Jimmy and Julie; daughter, Kathy and Terry Tynon of Jacksonville, NC and their children, Shantell and Shane; daughter, Melanie and Doug Mattice of Rensselaer Falls and their children, D.J., Jason and Mystori; daughter, Diana and Mark Richardson of Canton and their child, Juliana; daughter, Penny and Mitch Hays of Gouverneur and children Shandria and Ariana; daughter Darlene and Jeffrey Thornton of Wasilla, Alaska and their children, Travis and Brittany; nine great grandchildren.