In Celebration of

Raymond (Nazareno) Albanese

July 13, 1956 -  January 9, 2018

On Jan. 9, 2018 Heaven hugged and brought home the best angel ever. It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our dearly beloved husband and father Raymond. Loving and devoted husband of Holly for 40 years. Cherished father of Amanda (David), Ashley and Raymond Jr., Grandpa to 4 legged Tucker. Loving brother to Joe (Franca), Josie (Rick), Tony (Heather) and Ross. Brother in law of Darlene, Gary, Judy (David), Kim, Kelly (Stephen). Dearest Godfather to Jeffrey. Raymond will be tremendously missed by father in law James Buchanan. Predeceased by his parents Rosario and Rosemary Albanese and Anna Shirley Buchanan. Raymond will be truly missed by all his loving nieces and nephews and devoted and loving friends. Together again with his four legged diva BFF Venus. Visitation will take place at Bay Gardens Funeral Home (947 Rymal Road East, HAMILTON, 905-574-0405) on Monday, January 15th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, January 16th at 1:00 pm am in the "William J. Markey" Chapel at Bay Gardens Funeral Home.

" I haven't really left you
even though it may seem so
I've gone to my heavenly home
and am closer than you know

I have loved you all with all my heart
Thank you for being my family and friends.
I will see you again"


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Cheryl Earle (Long time friends)

Entered January 11, 2018 from Hamilton

I am so sorry for your loss. Ray was one of the most genial loving helpful man l have ever met. I don’t know the words to describe how sad l am. Take care Holly and kids.

Aggie Sacchetti (Friend)

Entered January 11, 2018 from Thunder Bay

I was devastated to hear the passing of Ray. What a wonderful man he was. Holly, my heart breaks for you and your family. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time...Hugs
Aggie 💕

Judy Aldham (Sister-in-law)

Entered January 11, 2018

Sending Love to my Older Brother in Haven .

George & Kathy Borcic & Family (Friends)

Entered January 11, 2018 from Hamilton

Holly, Jr Ray, Amanda, Ashley and family, sending love and prayers to all of you. Ray, you are only a breath away, and I feel your loving spirit around us, comforting us. You are an amazing angel and God is lucky to have you in heaven....Kathy.

Margaret Brookes (Friend of Holly)

Entered January 11, 2018 from Binbrook

Tenderly, may time heal your sorrow
gently, may friends ease your pain
Softly, may peace replace your heartaches &
May the warmest memories remain ❣My deepest condolences to you and your family


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