Raymond Michael McCarron, 79, passed away peacefully May 10, 2021, in the presence of his wife and sons.
He was born Dec. 25, 1941 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Dorothy (Haynes) and Michael C. McCarron.
A 1960 graduate of Alliance High School, Ray was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alliance. He was a long-time employee of Alliance City Hospital Surgical Department, Alliance Machine and T&W Stamping.
Ray was devoted to his family and to his beloved Golden Retrievers and horses, especially Misty.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael McCarron and Dorothy (David) Shaw; brothers Robert and Frederick; and sisters Maureen (Dennis) Hallesy and Ruth (Bill) Gregg.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 58 years, Mary Kay (McCoy); sons, Shawn (Kathleen), Christopher and Matthew (Michelle); grandchildren, Mark (Leah), Colleen (fiancé Spencer), Brianna and Hailey; special Ulster Project daughter, Paula Murphy (Eamon) Gallagher; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Colony Healthcare Center in Tallmadge and Traditions Health hospice for their kind and considerate care of Ray.
A private family service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Church, 427 E. Broadway St., Alliance, OH 44601 or the animal shelter of your choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.