Raymond Nestor, 65, of Ringtown, passed away Monday, September 14th, 2020.
Ray was born in Newark, NJ on November 21, 1954, a son of the late Mary (Strenchock) and Thomas Raymond Nestor.
He was a 1972 graduate of the Shenandoah Valley School District, and attended the Municipal Officers Training Course at the State Police Academy in Hershey. He began his career as a police officer in New Ringgold, then worked for 27 years, retiring at the rank of Captain for the Shenandoah Police Department. He then went on to work with highway maintenance for Penn Dot, retiring recently after 13 years.
He was a member of the Shenandoah 500 Club and FOP Lodge #25, and the AFSCME local. Ray enjoyed being outdoors fishing and crabbing, and he was a fan of NASCAR.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Jean Jankowski; Shirley Raith and Dolores Hubbs.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Victoria 'Vicci" (Chapman) Nestor, and his children, Matthew Nestor, and his wife Julie of Ringtown; Thomas Nestor, of Ringtown; Raymond C. Nestor , and his fiancee Carissa Booth, of Ringtown; step son David W. Brown, Jr. and his partner, Breanna Maurer, of Girardville; and step son William J. Brown, of Girardville.
He is also survived by his grandchildren who he loved spending time with, Matthew Allen Nestor, Raymond Robert Nestor and Aubrey Rae Nestor, and by his beloved pet chihuahua, Addy.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Ray's family on Sunday afternoon, September 20th, from 4-7 PM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown. State protocols regarding social distancing and wearing face masks will be observed.
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