Obituary of Raymond T. Leddy
Raymond Thomas Leddy, 90, of Stony Point, NY, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on November 16, 2023. He was born in the West Side neighborhood of Manhattan on March 25, 1933 to his parents John and Ellen Leddy. Raymond graduated from Holy Cross Grammar School, attended Machine Metal High School and later in life received his Associates Degree from Rockland Community College.
Raymond proudly served our country as a member of the U.S. Army in Korea (53-55). When he returned, he became a proud member of the NYC Police Department for 21 years. Upon retirement, Ray went on to work for the Theatrical Teamsters Local 817. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a devoted daily parishioner of St. Gregory’s. Raymond enjoyed spending time with his family, walking and going out on his pontoon boat.
He married Marilyn Whalen on April 26, 1958. For the last 60 years, Ray and Marilyn resided in Stony Point where they raised their four children, Raymond (Terry), Kevin (Tara), Mary Ellen (Jim), and Dennis (Marci). Raymond’s grandchildren are John, JenniferMeagan, James, Allison and Kevin. His step-grandchildren are J.J., Dylan, Madison and Connor. Raymond also has three great-granddaughters. Raymond was predeceased by his parents and brothers, John, Vincent, Robert, and James.
Funeral arrangements will be held at T.J. McGowan’s at 71 Central Highway, Garnerville, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21. A mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 22nd at St. Gregory Barbarigo Church at 25 Cinder Road, Garnerville.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.