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Raymond Buckingham Streets

November 11, 1940 - January 26, 2024

Raymond Buckingham Streets, age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024.

Born in Wilmington, DE on November 11, 1940, he was a son of the late William F. and Florence (Krapf) Streets. Raymond proudly served in the United States Army. He made his career as an auto and gas geo. service technician for the Delaware Army National Guard.

Raymond enjoyed giving back to his community. He was a life time member of the Aetna Fire Department for 62 years, the Delaware State Fire Police, the Hockessin Fire Department, and the Delaware Valley Fire Chiefs Association. Raymond was also a member of the Moose Lodge #851 in Elkton, MD. In his spare time, he loved to go golfing or fishing. Most of all, Raymond will be remembered for his unique personality.

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his siblings, Erving Streets, Herman Streets, Irene Hasket, Thelma Cathell, Marie Golemis, Virginia Evans, and Robert Streets. He is survived by his siblings, Nancy Joines, William Streets Jr., Edith Cassaday, Edward Streets, and Amelia Dixon; and a host of extended family and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Fire Hall, 410 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE. A committal service will begin at 10 am on Friday, March 1, 2024, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Raymond’s memory to Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder, Fund Drive, P.O. Box 148, Newark, DE 19715 or online by clicking here, or to the Delaware State Fire Police, Treasurer: Less States, 810 Strauss Avenue, Marydel, DE 19964.


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6 Condolences for Raymond Buckingham Streets

  • He will be missed by many. So sorry for the Streets family.

  • He was unique. A man of strong convictions. He will be missed by all who knew him.

  • Having known Ray for over 40 years at Aetna, I was proud to call him friend and Brother. His unique personality and quirky sense of humor will be missed.


  • Condolences to the Street family. Raymond was a one of a kind that was straight forward. He always made you laugh. RIP buddy!

  • Raymond was a good person who liked helping others. Had many laughs with him in the back room at station 9.He will be missed for sure.