Raymond J. Brodeur, Jr.

February 20, 1947February 25, 2012

Raymond J. Brodeur, Jr., 65, of Rochester, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following a long illness. He was the husband of Linda C. (Santos) Brodeur with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Raymond J. Brodeur, Sr. and Alice (Richards) Brodeur, he had resided in Rochester for the past 40 years.

He was a graduate of Bishop Stang High School and a member of their football team.

Mr. Brodeur was the president and third generation owner along with his brother of Brodeur Machine Company which was originated by their grandfather.

Ray had many interests including boating, gardening, gourmet cooking, collecting wine, traveling and RV travel. He was a sports car enthusiast who especially enjoyed Porsches and was a lifetime member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association.

Most of all, Ray loved spending time with his loving family. Surviving in addition to his wife is his son, Michael Brodeur and his wife Rosemary of Somerset; his daughter, Rebecca Brodeur-Gould and her husband Delland of East Chatham, NY; a sister, Louise Hughes and her husband David of Rochester; two brothers, Mark Brodeur and his wife Nina of Cuttyhunk Island and Richard Brodeur of Fairhaven; three grandchildren, Benjamin and Claire Brodeur and Genevieve Gould; his mother-in-law, Bertha Santos; and twenty three nieces and nephews. He was the son-in-law of the late John Santos.

His funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Parish, 125 Main St., Acushnet. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday 4-8pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Raymond’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or donate online at For directions or to leave a tribute please visit:



  • Visitation Tuesday, February 28, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, February 29, 2012


  • Burial

Raymond J. Brodeur, Jr.

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Michael Brodeur

November 25, 2012

Miss you Dad

Gary Vickery

April 10, 2012

I was greatly sadened to hear of Ray's passing. I know that the entire New Bedford area will miss this fine gentleman. Ray will always live in my memories.

Tom & Sara Matthews

March 23, 2012

Dear Linda and Family ~ We just heard about Ray's passing and wanted let you know how sorry we are. He always made Saturday morning trap shoots fun. Tom and I will never forget him. We hope time and memories give you comfort.

March 2, 2012

We are sorry for the loss of your husband Ray no words could be said at this time to help your sorrow Linda we will keep you and your family in our prayers. Dick and Mary Allard

Debby Couto Monroe & family

March 1, 2012

To the Brodeur Family, We are sending you prayers and deepest sympathies at this time.

Bunny & Ernie Pepin

February 28, 2012

Our sincerest sympathy for your loss. May he rest in peace.

February 28, 2012

To the Brodeur family

Sad to hear of your loss. Uncle Raymond was a good friend to the Byrne kids.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dick and Helen Byrne

February 28, 2012

Linda Marie and I send our condolences to you and the family. Ray (THE WIZARD) was a great guy who had an answer for just about everything, he's probably arguing a point now with the almighty!!! Great squadmate.

John & Marie

Tom & Mary Wynne

February 27, 2012

Our sympathies and prayers are with you. May God rest his loving and peaceful hands on the Brodeur family as they grieve Raymond's passing.

February 27, 2012

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.