D'Esopo Funeral Chapel

277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT


Raymond Gilman Beisel

December 6, 1972May 15, 2020

Raymond Gilman Beisel, 47, of Berlin, beloved husband of Renee (Bosse) Beisel, passed away unexpectedly at home on May 15, 2020. Raymond was born on December 6, 1972 in Hartford and was the son of Claudia (Fouts) Gilman of Arizona and the late Robert Beisel of Glastonbury. Also, the son-in-law of Jill Bosse of Berlin. Raymond was a graduate of Glastonbury High School and he attended Manchester Community College. Raymond served proudly in the Air National Guard during Desert Storm. Raymond was a lifelong member of the Glastonbury Sportsman Association, Knights of Columbus, a fan of the New England Patriots and he especially enjoyed his vacations. Towing and transport were a huge part of Raymond’s life for 30 years. He owned Final Transport of Berlin, CT. Raymond had a huge impact on many people and was always the life of the party. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his children. In addition to his wife and his parents, Raymond leaves his children, Mario Salza and his wife Katie of Middletown, Kyle Roy of Berlin, Hope Nugent of Indiana, Ashlee Beisel of Plainville, Alexa Beisel of Berlin, Emily Paige Beisel of Berlin and Makensie Beisel of Berlin. In addition he leaves his six cherished grandchildren and his sisters Kimberley Arscott and her husband Jim of Oregon and Christine Mathews and her husband Ed of Texas. He also leaves his brothers and sisters in-law, Tom and Cindy Lanza of New Britain, Steven and Melissa Bosse of New Britain, Mark and Ann Marie of Berlin and several nieces and nephews. Burial and a Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date. The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel of Wethersfield has been entrusted with the arrangements. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopofuneralchapel.com.


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Susan Niehay

May 27, 2020

I am so very sorry to you all for your loss. I went to school with Ray, he was such a great and fun friend. Life is precious and sometimes too short. Your memories will carry Ray well into the future. My condolences for your loss.

Valicia Harmon

May 23, 2020

To the family of Ray: I am truly heartbroken to learn of Ray's passing. He was such a good friend to me and so patient with all of my cat "shenanigans" down on Christian Lane. Honestly, Ray was good, kind and selfless with everyone. He was never too busy to help you out, never looked down on anyone and was always willing to listen. The world is a sadder place without him. I know from all of our talks that he was incredibly proud of his children and crazy about his wife. He was one of a kind and I will miss him forever. Valicia

Gail Bosse-McDermott

May 22, 2020

My sincere sympathy to the entire family. Ray was a wonderful person and I'm glad I got to know him. He will be missed by all.

Renee Robinson

May 22, 2020

I worked with Ray at Copart i now live in Texas but i can't believe he's gone. Life is so short live it to the fullest cause you never know when you will be called home. Rest in peace with the 👼 Ray. You'll always be in my heart. Love you.

Renee & family

Kimberly Derosier (Boucher)

May 22, 2020

Wow Ray my heart is broken 💔. We were so close when we were younger, as we got older we drifted and only saw each other in passing every few years. I will cherish all our great memories and your “devilish” look that made me laugh. RIP Ray and sending love and positive thoughts to Renee and your family 💕

Elaine benseghir

May 21, 2020

Ray I cannot believe I am sitting here writing this note to express my thanks to you when you stepped up o the plate and helped me with snow in my driveway. I thank you very much again and I thank David Valentine for introducing you to me. you never complained about helping you just fit me in when I was trapped but I do remember you got the truck stuck in the road across from my driveway but you managed to keep cool even though there was smoke coming off of you. your smile and happiness will be missed. RIP ray Biesel.

Carlos Rodriguez

May 21, 2020

Don’t knw where to begin I have never met someone like him never hesitate to help no matter was he was doing he will stop n help you...I hope god has big plans in haven for him ..I knw Renee and met one of his son ...May god bless you all ..I can say enough about him he was a very good guy..Carlos from kt ...

Stephanie Begen

May 21, 2020

To the Beisel Family and extended family memebers,
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Ray coming to parent conferences at McGee for Ashlee... always there to support his kids.
My deepest sympathies to the family.

Lauren Kaminski

May 21, 2020

I have known Ray for around 2 or 3 years. I can't believe that this happened. I am in total shock. The love he had for his family was undeniable especially the kids. I am so sorry for all of your losses.

Danielle Beaudoin

May 21, 2020

Ray was a great man who loved his family beyond anything. He was fun, funny and goofy, but caring too. Anyone that met Ray would soon learn he was always up for a good time, a coffee, conversation and just hanging out. His children and wife were his world and best friends, who he would do anything for. My deepest condolences to you all and may Ray rest in pease and watch over his loved ones.


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