Walter Allen Raymond, 78 of Island Pond, Vermont passed away on September 28, 2023. He was born in Burlington to the late William and Katherine Raymond. Walt grew up in Hinesburg where he fell in love with and married Claire Harvey on January 12, 1963.
Walt raised his 4 children in Colchester, Vermont. Both he and Claire retired from IBM and moved to Morgan and then Island Pond. In retirement, he enjoyed golfing with his friends, volunteering at the American Legion and VFW, and watching football. They spent many winters in Palm Bay, Florida.
Walt had a kind heart. He had many skills and was quick to offer help to anyone in need. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Walt is survived by his children: Robin Dobrowolski and her husband Scott, Vicky Raymond, David Raymond and his wife Betsy, and Katie Geno and her husband Chad, and his grandchildren: Scott, Helen, Brandon, Taylor, Charly, Ali, and Nolan.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 9, 2023 at A W Rich Funeral Home – Essex Chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Elizabeth Griffin officiating. A reception will follow the service. Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his memory to the American Legion Auxiliary or VFW in Island Pond.