Eugene “Ray” Stamm, 55, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 9, 2009, following a courageous 16 month battle with brain cancer.
Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family and working around the house. He was creative, hard working and always planning that next project. Ray had a wonderful sense of humor that remained part of him throughout his illness.
Ray grew up in Granger Township and graduated from Highland High School. He was employed by Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann (nee Dinda) Stamm; son, Nicholas Stamm of Brunswick; daughter, Brandy (Doug) Ratka of Middlefield; grandchildren, Jonathan and Bryce Ratka; parents, Eugene and Velma Jean Stamm of Medina; and sisters, Virginia and Barbara.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Curtis; and sister, Vicki.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 7 P.M. at Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church, 11680 Royalton Road, North Royalton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Community West Foundation, Fairview Hospital Moll Cancer Center, 20545 Center Ridge Road Suite 448, Cleveland, OH 44116.