Raymond John Ingles passed away Oct. 13, 2016, at a Bangor healthcare facility. He was born in Northport on March 27, 1927, the son of Mervin Ingles and Clarissa (Webb) Ingles. He was a local longshoreman and independent woods contractor.
On Nov. 17, 1945, he married Helen Friss of Hudson, New York. Together they lived many years on Cedar Street in Belfast before self-building in the late 1970s a home on Swan Lake. Raymond was known for his strong opinions and independent ways.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Anne (Willette) Ingles of Bangor; his grandson, Matthew Ingles and wife Martha (Hurlbert) Ingles of East Rochester, N.H., and his granddaughter, Laura E. Ingles of Bangor, as well as nephews Arthur Abbot and wife Joanne of Belfast, Raymond Abbott and wife Pam of Pasadena, Maryland and Richard Finkle of Hudson, N.Y. He was predeceased by his parents, wife Helen and sisters Caroline Ingles Abbott and Rita Ingles Finkle.
Interment will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Smart Cemetery. A gathering will be held following the service at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com