Raymond Barbati, age 91 of Whitehouse Station, died peacefully on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington.
Born in Bound Brook, NJ, he was the son of the late Elia and Josephine Barbati.
He was a resident of Whitehouse Station for the past 64 years.
Ray served his country honorably in the United States Navy during World War II.
He was a member of the East Whitehouse Fire Company for many years and served as the Scoutmaster for pack 198 while his children were young. He loved the game of baseball and spent many hours rooting for his beloved Yankees. He had a sharp mind and completed a daily crossword puzzle using a pen for the extra challenge.
He was predeceased in 2011 by his beloved wife of 59 years, Marguerite.
Ray is survived by his three sons, Gregory and his wife, Audrey of Stewartsville, Thomas and his wife, Carol of Branchburg and Douglas of PA; his two daughters, Holly Todd of Whitehouse Station and Jennifer Barbati of FL; his 13 grandchildren, Zachary, Allison, Madeline, Cary, Victoria, Hannah, Adrianna, Vincent, Ryan, Catarina, Christian, Benjamin and Destiny; and by his one great grandchild, Evelyn.
Services will be private and have been entrusted to the Kearns Funeral Home in Whitehouse.
Donations in Ray’s memory may be made through IN MEMORY OF at www.inmemof.org/raymond-barbati to benefit the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.