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“Everything I remember about Ray was big.=Big smile =Big family man=Big golfer=Big splash in the swimming pool=Big cigar=Big fire pit They all add up...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Jura Slivinskas

“Vida, I am so sorry to hear of your unbelievable loss. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jennifer Schiller - Chicago

“I was saddened to hear about Ray. Ray, Eddie(FLEA),Eddie Taras and I hung out together through grade school and high school. I lot of great memories...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Vidas Cemarka DDS - Issaquah

“Dear Ray,I will always have fond memories of golf at dawn with you after a long night of Lithuanian weddings. Some where on a Chicago public golf...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Alvydas Arbas - Racine




Ray Bartasius, age 53, suddenly May 4th, Beloved husband of Vida , nee Pleirys, for 27 years. Loving Father of Lisa, Justin, and Andrew. Dear Brother of Nijole (Michael) Lass, Giedre (the late Steven Mastalerz) Pyzik. Devoted Son-in-Law of Jonas and Valeria Pleirys. Dear Brother-in-Law & Friend of Peter and Virg Jokubauskas, Vyts and Julie Kasniunas, and Sharky and Alda Brakauskas. Loving Uncle & Great Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ray was recognized as a highly accomplished golfer and contributing member of the Chicago Lithuanian Golf Club. Funeral Friday 9:00am from Donnellan Funeral home 10525 S. Western Ave, to St. Cajetan Church 2445 W. 112th St. Chicago. Mass 10:00am. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm. Info (773)238-0075 or sign guestbook at www.donnellanfuneralhome.com

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