Raymond M. Almeida

Born October 6, 1928

Arrangements under the direction of Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, Fountain, CO. Raymond Almeida left this earth to be with God on February 20th, 2011 at the age of 82. He was born October 3, 1928 in Taunton, Massachusetts. Raymond went into the Army in 1947.

He served our country proudly for four years and saw action for two years in the Korean Conflict. He resided in Colorado Springs afterwards where he married the love of his life wife Margie in 1951 who he is survived by along with his 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Children -Vince and his wife Michele, Victor, Vance and his wife Oleta and 1 daughter - Valorie and her husband John. Grandchildren - Cassie, Adam, Joshua, Kylie and Austin. Ray had 3 sisters and was one of eight boys. He was preceded in death by brothers Charles, Frank, Manny, Joe and George, as well as sisters Alice and Isabel.

He is survived by brothers Arthur, David and his sister Mary. Ray retired in 1984 from his civil service position at Fort Carson. Ray was a devoted husband and father as he loved dancing with his wife, going fishing, visiting family back on the east coast and going on cruise vacation with his children. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, VFW post 4051 and Holy Family/St. Dominic's Catholic Church.

Ray will live on in the hearts of all who loved him.


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 23, 2011
  • Rosary Service Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Raymond M. Almeida

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March 2, 2011

To Vance and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do for you.

The Maestas Family

Marie Peterson

February 25, 2011

Marge and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you during this saddened time in your lives. I can relate to your aching hearts. Try to stay strong and keep the faith. May our dear Lord bless and watch over you during this grieving period and the days to come. Blessings, Marie

February 24, 2011

Godmother my prayers are with you always.I will miss my Godfather.Godfather I know the Lord God, Jesus Christ is calling you into his arms.Uncle Ray you will always be near my heart.God Bless the Almeida Family... JULIAN CASTANEDA

Paulette Feil

February 24, 2011

Aunt Margie and family, Uncle Ray will be missed ..sorry I couldn't make it in all of you. God Bless!
Bill & Paulette Feil

February 23, 2011

To my dear uncle Ray.... I will miss everthing about you. Your sense of humor, your caring heart, your love of family. God Bless you uncle Ray.
I love you dearly. Judy

Sue Smith

February 23, 2011

May God bless you Uncle Raymond

Say hello to my Dad

February 23, 2011

Aunt Margie,

So sorry to hear that Uncle Ray has passed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We will miss him dearly

Sue Smith Manny's daughter from Taunton

Oscar Snelling

February 23, 2011

Marge and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Oscar and Hazel Snelling

Al Hersch

February 22, 2011

Margie and family..Our thoughts and prayers
are with you..God Bless..

February 22, 2011

Aunt Margie & Family
I am thinking of you all today. I have fond memories of seeing the two of you dancing at all of the family weddings. You will remain in my thoughts and prayers. With love....Teresa Romero