Raymond Anthony Pezzoli, Jr. 74

Raymond Anthony Pezzoli, Jr. 74, of Maui, Hawaii and Wareham, Massachusetts passed away on 15 May 2014 at his apartment in Avila Beach, California, after a battle with throat cancer.

His Funeral Mass will be Friday, May 30th at St. Patrick’s Church, burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery both in Wareham, MA.

Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham, MA is handling arrangements. For more info and online guestbook, visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.

Ray was born on April 9, 1940 in Wareham to Alice and Raymond A. Pezzoli, Sr. He was proudest of his dad, Wareham Patrolman Pezzoli, who received honors for his capture of four bank robbers after sustaining a headshot injury.

He was a former teacher, benefactor, magazine and book author, stockbroker, aviator,

biker, Shelby Cobra trailblazer, restaurateur, Vietnam veteran, lacrosse and football standout, class clown, tubist, and altar boy, he slipped the surly bonds of earth to reach the sky he relished.

Ray is survived by a sister, Dr. Jean Pezzoli, of Maui and by a bevy of longstanding friends who enjoyed watching, partaking, and reading about his frequent adventures.