OBITUARY

Connie Ray

December 23, 1939November 3, 2020

Cornelia Ray, age 80, formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Cornelia was born December 23, 1939 in Rotterdam, Netherlands to the late Cornelia (Noorlander) Cornelisse and Abraham Cornelisse. She is also preceded in death by her loving husband of 33 years, Marion J Ray and step son, Mike Ray.

Cornelia was proud of her Dutch heritage, and equally proud of achieving her US citizenship. She loved to bake, being famous for her peanut butter cookies and Dutch boterkoek. The beach was her happy place, and she loved to dance, becoming a line dance instructor in her beloved retirement community of Palm Cay, in Ocala, Florida. She was an avid reader, and also enjoyed sewing, knitting and crochet.

Connie is survived by her daughter Connie Newton; step daughter, Pattie Ann Ray; step sons, Mark Ray; and Anthony Ray; sister, Tini Van Schaik; and brother, Pietre Cornelisse.

A graveside service for Connie will be held Monday, November 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 435 W Troy Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Connie's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.feeneyhornakshadeland.com for the Ray family.

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  • Abraham Cornelisse, Father (deceased)
  • Cornelia (Noorlander) Cornelisse, Mother (deceased)
  • Marion J Ray, Husband (deceased)
  • Connie Newton, Daughter
  • Pattie Ann Ray, Step Daughter
  • Mike Ray, Step Son (deceased)
  • Mark Ray, Step Son
  • Anthony Ray, Step Son
  • Tini Van Schaik, Sister
  • Pietre Cornelisse, Brother

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Marriage to William Immerzeel, just before emigrating to the US.

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Marion, the love of her life.

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Line dancing in the July 4th parade in her retirement community, Ocala, FL.

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Her happy place.

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Young schoolgirl in Holland. 1950

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