Raymond N. Donley, Jr., 78, of Mount Joy, passed away on Monday,
January 8, 2018 at the Masonic Village of Elizabethtown. He was the
husband of the late Ruth Ann Pickell Donley, with whom he shared 39
years of marriage, until her death on December 16, 2017. Born in
Columbia, he was the son of the late Raymond N., Sr. and Evelyn Byers
Donley. He was a retired truck driver having been employed by various
He was a member of the L.C.B.C., Manheim and the
L.O.O.M Lodge 569, Elizabethtown. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed
hunting and fishing and was an accomplished pool player, competing in
several area pool leagues. Raymond especially enjoyed the companionship
of his poodle, "Aero."
is survived by his son, Raymond N. Donley, III and his wife Linda;
grandchildren, April, Chad and Amy and eight great-grandchildren.
memorial service will be held from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home,
Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00
a.m. with Mr. Glen Burkart, presiding. Interment will follow in Laurel
Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral
home on Friday one hour prior to the service. At the request of the
family, please omit flowers. If desired, contributions in Raymond's
memory may be made to L.C.B.C., 2392 Mount Joy Road, Manheim, PA 17545
or at www.lcbcchurch.com.