Raymond P. Roden

Published on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 18:52


Raymond P. Roden of New Britain, passed away April 7, 2019, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, after a short illness. He was married to the late Margaret (Coyle) Roden for 63 years. Ray was born on Jan. 5, 1934, to John and Ruby Roden in New Britain. He graduated from New Britain High School, class of 1954.

Ray was drafted and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Riley, Kan. He was the director of admissions at New Britain General Hospital, until his retirement in 1991. As a member of St. Joseph’s Parish, he taught CCD for many years.

Ray leaves behind two sons, Timothy of New Britain, and Jeffrey (Julie) of Portland, along with their son, Daniel who will miss his “Papa” dearly. He also leaves his sister, Dorothy Verano; brother-in-law, Roger (Pat) Coyle; and sisters-in-law, Patricia Grega, Linda Cordonier, and Jane Coyle.

Besides his wife, Peggy and his parents, Ray is predeceased by his infant son, Raymond P. Roden, Jr.; his brother, John; sisters, Evelyn Mae Roden, and Shirley Cowles; brothers-in-law, Martin Verano, Charles Cowles, William Coyle, Stephen Grega, and Dallas Cordonier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at the Divine Providence Parish, St. Joseph Church. Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Thursday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., New Britain.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Divine Providence Parish, St. Joseph Church, 195 South Main St., New Britain, CT 06051. To leave online condolences, please visit http://www.luddyandpetersonfh.com/.

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 18:52. Updated: Tuesday, 9 April 2019 18:54.