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Ray D. Edmiston

November 14, 1938 - August 31, 2019

Ray D. Edmiston, age 80, of Bear, Delaware passed away on August 31st, 2019, at Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

He was born November 14, 1938 in Darby, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Interboro High School. He was an Air Force veteran, and was a retired research & development machinist at Boeing helicopters of 34 years. After his retirement, he also worked part time at Sheridan-Ford & Nissan.

He loved traveling with his family, and the beach was one of his favorite places.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Edmiston; his niece who he raised, Kristina Paradissis; his son, Brian Edmiston; stepson, Daniel Dinardo; three grandchildren, Tacy, Cristen, and Marissa Janis; his two sisters, Sara Neyers and Roberta Sandrow; he was also loved by his stepsons, Christopher Janis & his daughter in law, Tonya Janis and Michael Janis. As well as many nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October, 5th at BRIO Tuscan Grille at the Christiana Mall in Newark, Delaware at 4pm.

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  • Bonnie and Kristina,
    We are so so sorry for your loss.
    We feel blessed that our two families have joined and had the opportunity to get to know and spend time with Ray, we laughed and laughed every time we all got together. Ray always made us feel as if we always had been a part of your family. Pete and I will truly miss him.

  • Great man and great family. Prayers for all.

  • So sad over the loss of my wonderful brother. David and I enjoyed so many fun times with Ray, you and then Kristina. So happy that he had so many happy years with you. He loved you so much. He is resting in peace knowing he will be with you, his soul mate, one day in heaven together once again. Love you and Kristina!