D'Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel

30 Carter Street, East Hartford, CT


Raymond A. Dionne

20 January , 19681 October , 2019

Raymond A. Dionne, 51, of East Hartford, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Born in Hartford, he was a son of Joseph J. and Nancy (Leighton) Dionne of East Hartford. He graduated from East Hartford High School, class of ’87, and was then employed with Perfection Centerless Grinding as a machine operator for many years. You could always find Ray with his nose in a book or rooting for his favorite sports teams.

Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Jeffrey Dionne of Hartford, and Russell Dionne and his wife Catherine as well as their two sons, Matthew and Samuel, all of Newington. Ray also leaves behind lifelong childhood friends, Dennis Lindsey, Dennis Michaud and Joseph Landry. He was predeceased by his sister-in-law Jeanne Ann (Cyprus) Dionne.

Ray’s wishes were to have services held privately by the family. D'ESOPO-East Hartford Memorial Chapel was entrusted with his care. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Raymond Library, 840 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108. For on-line expressions of sympathy, please visit www.desopoeh.com.


  • All Services Were Private


Raymond A. Dionne

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31 October 2019

tO THE Dionne Family: I am so very very sorry for your loss. My sister, Jeanne, told me in the last 3 nights in dreams. I know how much she loved him, and I am sure she will take care of him. Please let me know if I can help, knowing we will all be together again soon.

Janice Cypus

Luke Pelletier

24 October 2019

Dionne Family,
It was disheartening to learn of Ray's untimely passing and along with my condolences, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers with you all at this most difficult time.
Peace Always,
Luke Pelletier

Charles Carter Jr

12 October 2019

The world has lost a very kind and gentle soul. My family has been living next door to Ray for 35 years and in all that time we have always known Ray to be a wonderful neighbor and a great person. Ray always had a Hello for us every time we saw him. He will be greatly missed. Please accept my families deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow. With Warm Regards, The Carter Family