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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/09/2020 11:53 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/09/2020 11:53 AM
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Raymond Charles Foppiano 1927 - 2020

Angels Camp, CA...On Saturday September 26, 2020 devoted husband, father and grandfather Raymond Charles Foppiano passed away in San Andreas, CA after a long illness. Ray was born to Peter & Elva Foppiano on April 22, 1927 and was a lifelong resident of Angels Camp. In 1945, at 18 years old, he was drafted into the US Army. After training he was sent to Germany for the Army of Occupation and worked his way to become a staff sergeant and was the manager of a supply warehouse that provided automotive parts for occupation vehicles.

After serving his time, he returned home to Angels Camp in 1946, and met the love of his life, Doris Sonke. They married on 8/8/1948, and soon after welcomed two sons, Brad & Chris.

Ray ran an automotive distribution company, Foppiano Distributing, until 1980 when he retired. His retirement was spent traveling the US with Doris.

He was very active in the community, including the Angels Camp Volunteer Fire Department, where he ran Fireman’s Funday for 30 years. He also a member of the Angels Gun Club.

Ray is survived by his wife of 72 years, Doris, sons Brad (Dianne) of Murphys & Chris (Patty) of Angels Camp, his grandchildren Nicole (Ryan) Bain of Angels Camp, Kati (Ray) Jacquet of Boston, Mass., Michelle (Daniel) Perkins Jr. of Angels Camp, Jake of Oakland, Nick (Tara) of Angels Camp & Stephanie (John) Liechty of Murphys, and numerous great grandchildren.

Private Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to the Calaveras Humane Society.

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Posted on: 2020-10-09 13:14:07   By: Anonymous
So sorry for the family's loss

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    Posted on: 2020-10-11 07:11:15   By: Anonymous
    He was a good guy and was very funny

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