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Monday August 23rd, 2021
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Raymond B. Wyrwas Jr.

Wyrwas – Raymond B. Jr., 72, Vinco, passed away on August 19, 2021. Born on June 8, 1949 in Johnstown, son of the late Raymond B. Sr. and Alverda M. (Grata) Wyrwas. He is survived by his loving children, Angela R. Childers, Yemassee, SC, Raymond B III (Rebecca), Gilbert, SC; grandchildren, Alverda R. Childers and fiancé Zach Smith, Gillsonville, SC, Bear Childers and his significant other, Sylvia Morgan, Myrtle Beach, SC, Raylyn N. Wyrwas and her fiancé, Garrett Gilliland, Saluda, SC, Raymond B. Wyrwas IV, Saluda, SC, Frances Ludwig, Myrtle Beach, SC, Theodore and Owen Ludwig, both of Gilbert, SC, and McKenzie Griffing, Beaufort, SC; great-grandchildren, Briley Rose Gilliland and Jace Childers; brother, Richard B. (Christina) Wyrwas, Vinco; girlfriend, Tammy Plummer; nieces, Erica (Darryl) VanBeek and Shanae (Jeremiah) Wertz; nephews, Rich (DeAnna) Wyrwas and Rock (Liz) Wyrwas; great nieces and nephew, Justus, Riddik, Abby and Zoe and many friends. Ray was a graduate of Central Cambria High School. He was a US Marine Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. In his younger days, Ray was a farrier for many farmers. He retired from the PA State Hospital System. Ray enjoyed living in his valley and walking in the “crik” with his grandchildren and his dogs as well as coaching baseball. Most of all, Ray loved spending time with his family and friends and chasing his free-range cows around the mountain. Friends will be received from noon until time of service at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, Fr. Robert C. Hall. Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home by Conemaugh Valley Det. #287 Marine Corp League Ritual Team Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.

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you will be missed,a very good friend who would do anything for anyone.Rest in peace RAY

Anthony Cenko Jr Aug 23 2021 12:00 AM

Angela and Buddy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know it is hard not to be sad, But, rejoice in the time you had with him. The horses you had, the sunflowers he planted! He and you both are part of my childhood and I love and miss you both. Love Danielle (Teeter) Seese

Danielle Seese Aug 23 2021 12:00 AM

Angela and family condolences on the lost of your father. I have no words to heal, but remember the wonderful times and laughter he brought to those he loved and may it bring a smile to you and all. You are in my prayers. Yvonne

Yvonne Edwards Aug 22 2021 12:00 AM

Angela and family our deepest condolences and your in our prayers
John and Terry Papuga

Terry Papuga Aug 22 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ray and Angela! I will always remember being down at the barn, riding the horses, and A-dog barking at me. RIP Mr. Wyrwas!

Brad Cooper Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

May God wrap you all in Peace, Comfort, Unity, and Love as you celebrate the loss of your loved one! Sending condolences, thoughts, and/or prayers your way! DeVone Young Vice Chair HACW

Commissioner Young Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

RIP cousin. Remembering the times we went to the mundys corner driven with my brother Joe. You will be missed

Alice Martello Aug 20 2021 12:00 AM