ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- Raymond Cottiers, 88, of Rochelle Park, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016.
Before retiring, Cottiers worked for ILA in New York as a longshoreman.
He was a member of the Rochelle Park Seniors Club and a parishioner of Sacred Heart RC Church in Rochelle Park.
He was the husband of Sara Melisi Cottiers (nee May) and the late Catherine Cottiers (nee Moran) (1997); father of Raymond Cottiers and his wife Leanne, Candace Olender and her husband Robert, Nancy Stoll and her husband Peter and Joanne Ehrie and her husband James; stepfather of Diane Tartaglia and her husband Frank, Dennis Melisi and his wife Diana and Debra Melisi and Wendy Beresoff; grandfather of Jeffrey, Nancy, Christie, Raymond, Jillian, Matthew, Daniel and the late Amy; step-grandfather of Lisa, Lori and Samantha; great-grandfather of Patrick and Jack; step-great-grandfather of Ava and Jake; and brother of the late John Cottiers.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Sacred Heart RC Church, 12 Terrace Ave., Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 or to St. Jude's Childrens Research Foundation, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
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