Raymond T. Jagoda
Raymond T. Jagoda, age 84 of Vero Beach and formerly of Portland, N.Y., died on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at Palm Garden.
He was born on June 28, 1936 in Dunkirk, N.Y., to the late Frank A. and Catherine E. Keilen Jagoda.
Raymond graduated from Dunkirk Industrial School and served in the United States Air Force.
He was employed at Kraft Foods for 28 years as a Parts Manager. During that time he had perfect attendance for 25 years. After moving to Vero Beach, Raymond worked for OceanSpray for 9 1/2 years.
Raymond was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Vero Beach. Before moving to Vero, he was a member at West Portland Baptist Church, where he served as an usher.
Raymond volunteered as a Little League coach for many years in Dunkirk. He also enjoyed bowling.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his first wife Delores J. Jagoda; brothers Robert Jagoda, Frank Jagoda Jr., John Jagoda, James Jagoda, Fredrick Jagoda; and sister, Jean Harper.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Dolores Jagoda; his son Raymond T. Jagoda Jr. of Lake Wales, F.L.; daughter Diana (Dan) Johnson of Clarendon, P.A.; step-daughters Lynn ( Richard) Morrison and Nancy (Roger) Jopek both of Westfield, N.Y.; brother David (Janet) Jagoda of Dunkirk, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Faith Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. with the funeral service at 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held in Portland, N.Y. at a later date. Please send condolences to www.strunkfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bethany Camp, 1633 Bates Road Sinclairville, N.Y. 14782.