Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Raymond Peter Violette, 74, on January 19, 2022

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Raymond Peter Violette, 74, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of Debra (Zimmer) Violette for over 38 years.

Born September 24, 1947 in Fall River, he was a son of the late Peter and Cecile (Latendre) Violette.

Ray grew up in Somerset and was a graduate of Somerset High School.  He received a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and worked as a software developer at various software startups for many years.  Through his software work, he held many patents.

He was also a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Ray was creative and loved doing carpentry and woodworking. He also loved hunting, fishing, gardening and cooking.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children: Ashley Costello and husband Michael of North Attleboro and Michael Violette of Tampa, FL;

Two grandchildren: Colin and Jase Costello;

And two siblings: Edward Violette of Somerset and Gloria Wilson of Somerset.

Services will be held privately.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.