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Ray A. Aites

June 5, 1932 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 87)

Ray Anson Aites, 87, of West Kittanning, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Butler Memorial Hospital.  He was born June 5, 1932 in Cadogan, Pa, a son of the late Andrew and Erma (Fiscus) Aites.  Ray was the owner and operator of Mickey & Bill’s Garage and also worked at Pullman Standard.  He was a Korean War Veteran, serving in the U.S. Army military police.  He more recently attended St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Kittanning.  He belonged to American Legion Post 0488 in Brady’s Bend.  Ray liked working on cars and he enjoyed traveling.

Survivors include his daughters, Cheryl (Roy) Linn, of Butler, Pa, Lori (Rick) Adams, of Slippery Rock, Pa, and Lisa Rogers, of Woodstock, VA; grandsons, Adam Linn, Kyle Linn, Stephen (Sheila) Adams, and Joshua (Tori) Adams; great-granddaughter, Adora Adams; sister, Betty Summerville, of Kittanning; brother, Elmer ‘Red’ Aites, of Kittanning; sister-in-law, Gail Hartman, of Decatur, IL; and step-children, Raylene (Burt) Curran, of East Brady, Charles (Becky) Wilson, of Imperial, Pa, and William Wilson, of Apex, NC.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Mary Ann (Guthrie) Aites; 2nd wife, Doris (Simpson) Aites; and step-son, Larry Wilson.

Friends will be received on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 S. McKean St., Kittanning, Pa 16201.  Additional visitation will be held on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Edward Walters officiating.  Burial will be in Appleby Manor Presbyterian Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Ray’s honor to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.


Donations may be made to:

American Lung Associaition
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601


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