Raymond R. “Ray” Ciprich

Raymond R. “Ray” Ciprich, 81, a resident of the Golden Living Center on Water Street in Warren for the past three years died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at his residence.Born Dec. 16, 1929, in Ludlow, he was a son of the late Peter and Verna Baronak Ciprich.He served in the U.S. Army for two years and was stationed for a time in Korea and Japan.He worked his entire life at the National Forge in Irvine, retiring in 1984 to take care of his parents who were in ill health.Ray took great pleasure in doing yard work and taking care of his property in Ludlow.Surviving are one sister, Lillian Johnson of Conneaut Lake; and two brothers, John (Caroline) Ciprich of Erie and George (Delores) Ciprich of Rock Hill, S.C..In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred Ciprich and Peter Ciprich; and three sisters, Anne Panko, Rose Pochatko and Virginia Peterson.Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.The Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of Arrangements.Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.