May 26, 2016

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Raymond Joseph DeFoor

Raymond Joseph DeFoor, 69, of Cambridge, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center. He was born November 12, 1944 in Youngstown and was the son of the late Albert Eugene and Bessie Mae (Hobba) DeFoor.

Mr. DeFoor retired in 1992 from GTE after 30 years of service, he was a 1963 graduate of Punxsutawney High School and a member of Center United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Robert Ananea.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia L. (Tiffner) DeFoor, whom he married October 3, 1994; four sons, Matthew DeFoor of Medina, Mark (Christy) DeFoor of Brunswick, Brett DeFoor of Columbus and Les (April) DeFoor of Salem, Oregon; one daughter, Rhonda (Ken) Sanger of Litchfield; four step-sons, Don (Kelly) Swingle of Collyville, Texas, Richard Swingle of Texas, Bryon Swingle of Brunswick and Mike (Michelle) Swingle of Clarksville, Tennessee; two step-daughters, Sharon Molsbee of Euless, Texas and Susan (Craig) Potter of Mansfield, Texas; one brother, Eugene Albert (Margaret) DeFoor of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania; three sisters-in-law, Norma (Jerry) Pearce of Mesquite, Nevada, Sue Borntrager and Rosemary Tiffner of Cambridge; one brother-in-law, Bob (Coleen) Tiffner of Zanesville; 21 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; close friends, Rodney and Diane Koon.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 3 to 5 P.M. at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, where services will follow at 5 P.M., with Pastor David Mansperger officiating. Burial will be at 1 P.M., Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Ridgemont Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

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