Yesterday, Ray Nearhood passed away. Ray served the Republican Party of Lackawanna County as its treasurer, as a district committee man, and as a candidate for public office.
The Scranton Times-Tribune had an article on his passing, which you can read by clicking here.
His obituary can be found by clicking here.
Ray was an educated, experienced, and honorable man that will be sorely missed by all that knew him.
The funeral will be Saturday with Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Thomas More Parish at St. Joseph's Church, 1625 N. Main Ave., Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Eric Bergman, pastor. Interment wlll be Monday at 1 p.m. at Allport Cemetery, Clearfield County, Pa.
Friends may call Saturday, 10 to 11, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas More Parish, 116 Theodore St., Scranton, PA 18508.