Obituaries: Claire Casey, Larry Streeter, Ray Ratigan
Natick has lost 3 longtime residents.
Claire Alice Smith Casey, 94, died December 30. Born in Framingham on the Fourth of July, she was a graduate of Framingham High and Framingham State College.
She was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Edward in 2009. She is survived by 2 children, Paula and Michael, as well as grandchildren. Her services were handled by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, with burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Larry M. Streeter, 56, of Natick died unexpectedly Wednesday, January 2. Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he was an executive in the fields of banking and e-commerce.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Debra, and 4 children: Jonathan of Indianapolis, Lauren of Atlanta, and Jack and Annika of Natick, and one granddaughter. His services were handled by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home.
Raymond "Lefty" Ratigan, 86, died January 3. The WWII Navy veteran was born in Union City, NJ, and had a varied life and career. He was a pitcher in the New York Yankees' farm system, and was an avid tennis player. He lived in Virginia, North Carolina and New Jersey before settling in Natick and a marketing and sales job with Bausch and Lomb.
He is survived by his wife, Grace, 3 children and 6 grandchildren. His memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 6, starting at noon at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, followed by a gathering at the family's home.