Raymond F. Paproski Jr., age 76, of Waterford, died Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at Saint Vincent Hospital. He was born August 17, 1946 to the late Raymond F. Paproski Sr. and Mildred J. Paproski. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Jean Paproski, on August 24, 2018. Ray proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. He is survived by his closest friend, Bill Allen.

In his final months of enduring a difficult illness, Ray accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. He will be laid to rest in Waterford Cemetery with military honors on Friday, June 16th at 11:00am. Rev. Gary Darnell of Harmony Baptist Church will officiate.