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Raymond Chiaverini

February 3, 1935 — October 20, 2018

Raymond Robert Chiaverini, 83, of Duluth, passed away on October 20 at BHC following a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Ray was born in Eveleth to Primo and Zelinda Chiaverini on February 3, 1935. He attended Eveleth High School and graduated in 1953. He went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Education at UMD and was an Industrial Arts Teacher at Duluth Central for 30 years. His students learned how to make nightstands, gun cabinets and canoes.

Ray was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Italian American Club and the Turtle Patrol Snowmobile Club. He loved to spend time at his cabin on Lake of the Woods hunting and fishing with his wife and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Albert.

Ray is survived by his wife, Nancy, son, Jerry (LoraLee) Chiaverini, daughter, Jill (Jay) Bergman, grandchildren, Kyle (Sarah) Chiaverini, Nicole (Patrick) Scharte, Clair (Dakota Juarez) Chiaverini, Savannah Swanson (Brandon Polzin), Danielle (Randy) Lieser, Troy Bergman (Desiree Lillo), Nicholas (Missy) Bergman and eight great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on October 24 at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 151 W. Linden St., Duluth, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 a.m.  Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, 4798 Miller Trunk Hwy, Duluth.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805, 218-727-3555.

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10:00 - 11:00am

St. Joseph - Duluth Heights

151 W Linden St, Duluth, MN 55811

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Starts at 11:00am

St. Joseph - Duluth Heights

151 W Linden St, Duluth, MN 55811

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