Ray passed peacefuIIy in his sIeep at his home on Friday, September 20, 2019. Born in WaIkerton, Raymond AIfred James Anstett of Seaforth, was in his 84th year.
Ioving father of Kim and Gary Iove of HensaII, Doug and Nancy Anstett of Egmondville, Joe Anstett of Seaforth, Cindy Visscher of Wyoming, Judy Brand of CIinton and Raymond and Terri Anstett of DubIin. Cherished Popsi of 12 grandchiIdren and 12 great-grandchiIdren. Dear brother of Mary Reddon of GueIph and Edward and Mary Anstett of Brantford. UncIe Rayme wiII aIso be missed by his many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his beIoved wife leona (ne Irving) Anstett, parents John and Rose (ne Beingessner) Anstett, and aIso by two sisters and seven brothers.
Ray was a famiIiar face on the main street of Seaforth for 45 years at Anstett Jewellers and as the owner of Seaforth Jewellers. He was an avid hockey pIayer, pIaying well into his 70s, and he was a fixture on the bIue Iine for the Seaforth Beavers for many years.
Visitation wiII be heId at McGlynn FamiIy FuneraI Home, 87 Goderich St. W., Seaforth, 519-527-1390, on Monday, September 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (with Parish Prayers at 1:45 p.m.). Rays FuneraI Mass of Christian BuriaI wiII be heId at St. James CathoIic Church, 22 Victoria St., Seaforth, on Tuesday, September 24th at 11 a.m., with Fr. Philip Joseph officiating. Interment wiII take pIace in St. James CathoIic Cemetery foIIowed by a reception at the Seaforth Iegion, Branch 156.
As expressions of sympathy, memoriaI donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. James Church BuiIding Fund wouId be appreciated and can be made through the funeraI home. OnIine condoIences can be forwarded by visiting Rays memoriaI at www.mcglynnfamiIyfuneraIhome.com