Raymond Joseph Spillane

March 1, 1933January 8, 2021

Raymond Joseph Spillane, 87, of Hampstead, NC passed away on January 8th, 2021. He was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on March 1st, 1933 to Raymond E. and Catherine Spillane.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Syble Crumby Spillane, and infant son, Michael.

He retired after a 21-year career in the United States Marine Corps as a Captain, and then went on to establish the Electronics program at Craven Community College, where he instructed for over 20 years.

He is survived by sons Raymond Spillane, Jr. and wife, Lisa of Apex, NC, Donald Spillane and wife, Jill of Cary, NC, David Spillane and wife, Mandy of Panama City, FL, and Richard Spillane and wife, Dana of Hampstead, NC; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister Virginia Godard of South Hadley, MA.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Church in Hampstead.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the LAMB Foundation in care of the Hap Hansen Knights of Columbus Council in Hampstead.

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  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • Interment with Military Honors

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021


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Gerald Harper

January 13, 2021

Mr Spillane was my electronics teacher at Craven back in the 80's. He was one of the best and smartest teachers I've ever had.

Gladys Moore

January 11, 2021

The best smile! Always so pleasant! I miss you my buddy!

susan Mohn

January 10, 2021

Was a pleasure to have met your dad and mom,they were a blessing. Your dad was a true gentleman and your mama was a precious lady. May God comfort you all like only he can do.