Raymond Dowd was born in Manhattan, NY to Thomas & Mary Dowd. Part of a proud Irish family, he and his six siblings, Dorothy Walker, Marylou Smyth, Diane DeCarlo, Joan Dowd, Gerard Dowd, and Thomas Dowd were raised in Inwood where Raymond first discovered his love of the NY Mets. He shared his love of the game by spending many a summer day at Shea Stadium and Citifield with friends and family. Raymond was predeceased by his father Thomas and brother Thomas. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Rebekah, their two children Daron & Stephanie, his loving mother Mary, daughter-in-law Elizabeth, two cherished grand-daughters Evie and Olivia and 15 nieces and nephews. Raymond passed away peacefully, surrounded by devoted family members on March 8, 2016 at his home in Monroe, NY at the age of 63.
Reposing Thursday 2-4 & 6-9 pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Ave., Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10 am at Good Shepherd Church, Inwood. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Hope Lodge 132 W. 32nd St. New York, NY 10001 would be greatly appreciated.