Born in Lowell, MA on July 7, 1957, he was a son of the late Richard and Lorraine Fortin. A lifelong resident of Lowell, Ray graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1975.
Ray worked as a dept. manager at Home Depot in Tewksbury for many years. He previously worked at Tom Rich Flooring of Lowell.
He is survived by his sister and caregiver, Joanne Benoit and her husband, Deryl of N. Chelmsford, MA; two brothers, Norman Fortin and his wife, Vicki of Reading, MA and William Fortin of Lowell, MA; a nephew, Deryl Benoit Jr of San Diego, CA; a niece, Krystal Fortin of Wilmington, MA; his aunt Pauline Philo, his uncle Fred Pilato, many cousins and a “special daughter”, Brandi of Chelmsford, MA.
A special thanks to his cousin Robin Pilato, his friend Ryan Sullivan and his Home Depot Family.
Visiting Hours are Wed. 3-7:00 p.m. Funeral Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Lowell General Cancer Center . ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.