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HAMBURG:  Raymond J. Woodward, 87,  a resident of Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg, formerly of Forestville, passed away Saturday, March 10th, 2018, surrounded by his family and loving wife.  He was born in Forestville, on September 13, 1930, the son of the late John C. and Rose (Freeman) Woodward.

He worked as a Construction worker for Spolski Construction Lake Mary, FL., for 25 years.  Mr. Woodward was a member of The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Sanford, FL and a member of Christ Wesleyan Church in Florida.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Louise F. (Rounds) Woodward of Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg, whom he married on September 16, 1949 in Gowanda, three daughters, Janice (Joseph) Dolce, of Forestville; Tamara (Mark) Manly, of Orchard Park; Linda (Paul) Hill, of New Smyrna Beach, FL; three sons Thomas (Carol) Woodward, of Forestville; Scott Woodward, of New Smyrna Beach, FL; Douglas Woodward, of Forestville; two sisters, Margaret Rohrich, of Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg; and Mary (Walter) Grimm, of North Collins.  Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother Robert Woodward.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday morning, June 9th at 10:30 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Pioneer Cemetery, Forestville.  The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to

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