Sgt Raymond Philip Antle, CD (Ret’d)

    • Sgt Raymond Philip Antle, CD (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Raymond Philip Antle, CD (Ret’d) on October 16, 2023, at home  in Sydney NS at age 80.
    Born in Sydney, Ray enlisted in Halifax in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1962 . After completing his basic training and trades training,  he was stationed in Sydney in 1963 as an Electrical Generating Systems Technician. 
    Ray’s military career took them to many bases across Canada and Europe. He retired from the Canadian Forces In 1989 while based in Canadian Forces Base North Bay, but continued his service to Canada with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa. Ray fully retired and returned home to Sydney in 2002. 
    In his retirement, Ray ‘Junior’ then served his community as a dedicated volunteer. He generously gave his time to many local charities including Meals on Wheels, Good Food Bus, Habitat for Humanity and many others. Ray also served as the President of the Whitney Pier Seniors and Pensioners Club. 
    Visitation will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home {Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd} on 23 October 2023 from 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on  24 October at 10:00 a.m.  in Holy Redeemer Church.
    In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ray may be made to Holy Redeemer Building Fund, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice Online condolences can be sent to the funeral home.