Raymond Frederick Botti
Raymond Frederick Botti
  • August 5, 1936 - October 26, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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Raymond F. Botti, Sr. passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the age of 81.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years Beverlyn Doyle Botti; parents Joseph and Leona Botti and sister Gayle Fath.

Raymond is survived by his children Raymond F. Botti, Jr. and Denise Botti McElroy (Brian); grandsons Chad and Patrick; sister Jackie Stevens; fiancé Fannie “Nell” Boudoin and her children Dawn, Darlene and Danny; grandchildren Katie, Kyle and Klay as well as many other relatives.

He served in the Army National Guard. Raymond worked for the Army Corp of Engineers and went on to work for Exxon as a geological draftsman until his retirement after 38 years. Raymond will be fondly remembered for his laugh, humor, kindness, fighting spirit and generosity to all those who knew him.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00p.m. Visitation will begin at 10:00a.m.

Interment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Cancer Society, cancer.org.