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Raymond G. Coute

April 28, 2020


Raymond G. Coute, age 89, of Raynham, passed away on to his heavenly home on April 28, 2020 after a short battle with the Covid-19 virus.

Born in Taunton, he was the beloved son of Manuel and Eva (Benoit) Coute.

Ray was a lifelong communicant of Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church of Taunton. He was a  graduate of Taunton High School, Class of 1949. After graduating Wentworth Institute, Boston, he pursued a career as a Mechanical Engineer, until his retirement in 1996. He then had the time to play unlimited Golf, and achieved “A HOLE IN ONE” before having to quit the game.

Raymond is survived by a sister, Mrs. Norman (Evelyn Coute) Butler, of Florida; a sister in law, Mrs. Gilbert (Ruth Smith) Coute, of Taunton; Three nieces, Mrs. Daniel (Karen Coute) Dupont, of Taunton, Mrs. Michael (Kelli Butler) Fenton, of Colorado, and Mrs. Philip (Kerri Butler) Heffernan, of Raynham; several grand nieces and nephews and two great grand nephews and two great grand nieces. He was the brother of the late Gilbert F. Coute Sr. and uncle of the late Gilbert F. Coute, Jr.

Raymond’s committal service and interment in Saint Joseph Cemetery will be privately held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Raymond's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are with the Silva Funeral Home, of Taunton.

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