Torrington- Raymond V. Poll, 84, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington after a long illness.
Mr. Poll was born in Winsted on June 10, 1938, son of the late Henry and Pauline (Torneo) Poll, and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, serving in Morocco, honorably discharged as Second Airman in 1961. Raymond was a retired machine operator with Turner and Seymour, retiring with 28 years of service. Mr. Poll had also worked as a butcher at the Goshen General Store for 13 years. Raymond was deeply devoted to his Catholic faith. He loved to garden and spend time with his cat, Tabby.
Survivors include three nieces, Christine, Denise, and Marguerite; and his best friends, Giuseppe and Lois Melaragno and Judy Cooper. Raymond was predeceased by his brother, Henry A. Poll, Jr.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 10:00a.m. from Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington, to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 160 Main St., Torrington, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00a.m. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Torrington. Friends may call Thursday morning from 9:00 to 10:00a.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home.
Special thanks to Dr. Rivera for excellent care and to the nurses and staff of the 5th floor, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, for their caring and compassion during Raymond’s last days and to Dr. Devanney for more than 20 years of care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John Paul the Great Parish, 160 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790 or to the CT Veterans Administration, (newengland.va.gov/giving)
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