H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel

4550 Peachtree Road Ne, Atlanta, GA


Raymond E Massa

December 29, 1927January 21, 2018

Ray Massa, age 90, of Dunwoody, GA, passed away January 21, 2018. He was born in Cranford, NJ on 12/29/1927 to Anthony and Maria Massa. After serving in the U. S. Navy, Ray graduated from The University of Georgia School of Business and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He was a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity. While attending UGA he was married to Gay King Massa on 12/17/1952. Ray had a career in real estate and served as managing broker for Northside Realty for many years. He resided in Dunwoody, Georgia and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. He was a member of Toastmasters International. He had a passion for cooking, travel and his family. Those who met Ray always enjoyed his quick wit and humor. He is survived by Anthony Massa of Tampa, FL, and Paul Massa, Mary Chachas and Kim Israel of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren Jon Massa, Ansley Israel, Andrew Israel, Savannah Chachas and Nathan McDonald; greatgrandchildren Addison Massa and Mateo Massa; and his sisters Janet Fiorletti and Diane Massa. A service will be held Friday, January 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m., All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody, GA. The family will receive guests on Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., H. M. Patterson Oglethorpe Chapel. There will be a private family burial. In lieu of flowers the family requests that gifts be designated to the Oncology Department of Mayo Clinic at: Mayo Clinic, Oncology Dept., Dept. of Development, 4500 San Pablo Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32224. Please indicate on the memo line that the check is in memory of Raymond Massa.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, January 26, 2018


Raymond E Massa

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John Peterson

January 29, 2018

Although I did not know Ray closely, I enjoyed his strong presence and character during the time we shared. He will be missed. My heart goes out to Gay and the rest of the family. Let me know if I can be of any help.

January 24, 2018

My condolences for your loss.

1 Thess.4:14

Tammy Reale

January 24, 2018

Prayers and peace for the Massa family during this difficult time. May you find comfort in the wonderful family memories you have.

Tammy, JT, and Skylar Reale