Wayne S. Raynsford

Wayne S. Raynsford

VOORHEESVILLE — Wayne S. Raynsford, a World War II veteran and family man, died on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at the Our Lady of Mercy Life Center in Guilderland. He was 89.
A lifelong resident of Voorheesville, he lived on Altamont Road.

Mr. Raynsford was born in Albany and graduated from Syracuse University. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II and was a former prisoner of war.  He was a member of the ex-POW group at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Albany.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Connor Raynsford; by his children, David Raynsford and his wife, Pam, of Voorheesville, and Robert Raynsford and his wife, Kelli, of Essex Junction, Vt.; and by his grandchildren, Alex Raynsford, Abby Raynsford, Donnie Filkins, Lisa Brown, and Nicole Geklek.

Graveside services were held on Monday, Nov. 18, at the New Scotland Cemetery in New Scotland.  Arrangements were by the Reilly & Son Funeral Home in Voorheesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Post Office Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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