Raymond Paul Tarasiewicz

February 10, 1953 ~ November 21, 2022

Raymond Paul Tarasiewicz, age 69, of Wyoming, was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on November 21, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Walter Tarasiewicz. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 40 years, Kompun Tarasiewicz; his daughter, Amanda McCarty; grandchildren, Richie IV and Caroline Ray McCarty; siblings, David (Karen) Tarasiewicz, Margaret Howard Tarasiewicz; many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Ray was a warm, loving, caring husband, father and grandfather. He valiantly served in the U.S. Air Force in Thailand where he met Kompun. He was an avid bowler, winning many trophies over the years. Ray was a loyal supporter of Michigan Football and the Detroit Lions. He enjoyed rock and roll music and going to the casinos with Kompun. Ray was a dedicated employee of the General Motors Stamping Plant on 36th St. for over 30 years. A private burial will take place on Friday, January 27 at Resurrection Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held Thursday morning from 9 am to 12 pm at Spectrum Entertainment Complex, 5656 Clyde Park Ave. SW, Wyoming. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday from 5 - 8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4031 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Kent County Animal Shelter.

Celebration of Life
Thursday, January 26
9:00am - 12:00pm

Spectrum Entertainment Complex
5656 Clyde Park Ave. SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Visitation
Thursday, January 26
5:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Wyoming
4031 Clyde Park SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Phone: (616) 534-5417

Leave Your Tribute Message

January 26, 2023 5:37pm
Send our love and condolences to you Amanda and your family.

- Carl and Mary Pickard

January 24, 2023 7:41pm
Amanda and family , My thoughts and prayers are will you during this very difficult time . Your dad will be greatly missed by so many people . He touched so many lives . The best thing I heard was grief was no time line . Give yourself grace and patience.

- Becky




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