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Ray H. Paris

June 6, 1958 September 16, 2023
Ray H. Paris
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Obituary for Ray H. Paris

Ray H. Paris, 65, of Gettysburg, PA died Saturday evening, September 16, 2023 at the Hershey Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. His loved ones were by his side.

Born June 6, 1958 in Fitchburg, Mass. He was the son of Agnes Hileman, of Hanover, PA and the late Jack Paris. He was the husband of Patricia J. (Shetter) Paris, of Gettysburg to whom he was married to for 43 years.

Mr. Paris was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Gettysburg. He served for 6 years in the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked as a security guard at Gettysburg hospital for 12 years until his retirement in 2022. He loved playing golf and Penn St. football. He was a big family man and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He always made a friend wherever he went.

In addition to his wife and mother, Ray is survived by his two daughters, Nicole Parone and her husband Travis, of Morgantown, WV, Jenna Fetter and her husband Jed, of Orrtanna, PA, his five grandchildren, Joseph Tyler Paris-Vivaldi, Daniel Fetter, Adley Fetter, Alexis Parone, Paisley Fetter, and his four siblings, Agnes Hull and her husband Wayne, of Hanover, PA, Debra Angell and her husband Gary, of Gettysburg, PA, Jack Paris, Jr., of Springboro, OH, and Gail Browning, of Miamisburg, OH. Ray was preceded in death by his daughter, Amanda Paris who died January 20, 2022.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, September 22, 2023 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 25 West High St., Gettysburg, PA. Burial will be in the St. Francis Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Thursday, September 21, 2023 at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA. Online condolences may be made at

Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice.

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6:00 PM 9/21/2023 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/21/2023 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States





10:00 AM 9/22/2023 10:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

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St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

West High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

West High Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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