Raymond C. LadnerOctober 05,2012
Raymond C. LadnerRaymond C. Ladner
POTTSTOWN, Pa. — Mr. Raymond Cecil Ladner, a resident of Pottstown, Pa., for the past few years, died Sunday, September 30, 2012, at age 91.
He was the son of Martin Ladner (deceased) and Florence Katherine Smith (deceased) of Prince Edward Island, Canada, and the brother of Shirley True Ladner Usiatynski (deceased) of Syracuse, N.Y.
A general contractor in the building trade, he built innovative homes and did remodeling in Connecticut and Vermont and had a long retirement during which he and his wife, Lorraine Carol Abbott (deceased), alternated between Rutland, Vt., and Steinhatchee, Fla.
He is survived by son R. Martin Ladner and his wife Stephanie Mae Doss of Montgomery, Ala.; son John Robert Ladner and his wife Joanne Violetta Houle of Golden, Colo.; daughter Carol Ann White of Pottstown, Pa.; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Steinhatchee United Methodist Church, Jena, Fla. A brief graveside ceremony will follow in Waters Memorial Cemetery, Steinhatchee, Fla.
Schumacher & Benner (Pa.) and Rick Gooding Funeral Home (Fla.) are in charge of the arrangements.
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