A long-time resident of North Braddock, in recent years of Washington Twp. in Westmoreland County, age 89, died on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
Beloved husband of Judy Kleinlein Haski and the late Mary Catherine (Schockling) Haski.
Loving father of Cynthia Haski of East Pittsburgh, Sandra (Steve) Bonacci of North Braddock and Catherine (Greg) Rogel of North Versailles.
Dear grandfather of Steve (Sara) Bonacci, Zachary (Danielle) Bonacci, Ashley Rogel, Gregory Rogel and Elizabeth Kleinlein.
Proud great-grandfather of Evelyn Bonacci.
Brother of Albert (Marge) Haski of Swissvale, the late Mary (late George) Bonga and the late Bernard (late Janet) Haski.
Ray is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Ray was a 1949 graduate of St. Thomas High School in Braddock. He was a retired ice cream truck driver and worked for various dairies including TriPoint, Meyers & Powers and Reinhold. Ray was a Korean War Army veteran and served with the 25th Infantry Division, 90th FA. Battalion. He also was a member and former President of the 90th FA. Bn Association. Ray was a life member of Korean War Veteran’s Association, Matthew B. Ridgway Chapter of Pittsburgh and the Korean War Veterans Association of Washington, D.C. He was a life member of the V.F.W. post #5008 in East Pittsburgh and a life member of the American Legion Posts #819 and 980. Ray also was a Life Member and long-time volunteer with the North Braddock Volunteer Fire Dept. He was a member of the Teamsters Local #205 and the Teamsters Joint Council #40 Retirees Club. He was also well-known as a caller for the Good Shepherd/Sacred Heart Bingos.
Friends are welcome on Friday from 2-8pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek / Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350.
Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church (St. Joseph the Worker Parish) on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Ray will be laid to rest with Military Honors in Monongahela Cemetery.