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“I grew up on the same street on the same side with John. Knew his brother David mom and sister Amy. So sorry to hear John has passed away May he Rest...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Liane Barrett - Wakefield, MA

“I am shocked and so sad to read this! John was a great guy! He taught my now 20 year old daughter how to ride her bike with out training wheels. I...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Pamela Castner - Friend

“David and family my sincere condolences. If you have any need I can help with please don't hesitate to ask. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Bubba Granville - Windham, NH

“John. We had so many excellent times together mountain biking, at Moe. concerts and just hanging out. I just spoke with you about 3 weeks ago and we...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Kelliher - Beverly, MA

“We are so terribly sorry to read of John's passing. We remember when he was born. Our deepest sympathy of his mother, our dear friend, Jean and all...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jim and Nancy Fredette - KS

“Ride on old friend. Till we meet again ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Paiva - Haverhill, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Grew up down the street from John and remember hiM and the whole family fondly. Rest in peace John. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kelly Grace - Merrimack, NH

“Ray and I were not terribly close. He would give me a hard time about biking instead of running when I'd have a big race and that was the extent of...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Fragione - Methuen, MA

“My deepest sympathies and prayers ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Nichols - Foxboro, MA

John C. Raymond III, age 51 of Beverly, formerly of Wakefield, died on Friday July 22 at his home.

He was born in Malden on November 25, 1970 and was the son of Jean E. Raymond of Saugus, MA and Seabrook, NH, formerly of Wakefield, and the late Dr. John C. Raymond Jr.

John attended Wakefield High School, class of 1990. He was an avid Boston sports fan, a carpenter, and a professional bike mechanic. He loved live music, mountain biking, snowboarding, and animals of all types. He was passionate about the sea and was a talented photographer. A sentimental man, he also loved his Nana's homemade apple pie. John was a kind, helpful man with a big heart and a dry, quick wit, and he lived life as he wanted. All his life, John easily made friends who will miss him dearly.

John was the brother of David J. Raymond and his wife Robin E. of Hampton Falls, NH, and Amy M. Raymond of Seabrook, NH. He was the uncle of Kayla C. and Cori N. Davis, and Jenna E. Raymond. He is also survived by his aunts Phyllis L. Murphy and Susan J. Butler, many cousins, and countless friends.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Tuesday August 2nd from 4-7 p.m. Celebration of life and interment to be held later.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to or a charity of your choice.