— TICONDEROGA — Raymond Tolar, 89, of Ticonderoga and a former resident of Albany, N.Y., passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013, at St. Peter's Hospital of Albany. Born in Albany, N.Y., June 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna (Hopeck) Tolar. He was a 1940 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy of Albany.
Mr. Tolar was a veteran of the U. S. Marines, having served during W. W. II. and was very proud to be a Marine. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Eden Park Nursing Home of Troy, N.Y., as an Administrator for many years. Raymond had many interests and lived a very full life.
Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Fiato of Chelsea, Mass., and Linda Tolar-Morrison of Averill Park; two grandchildren, Sasha Durand and her husband, Paul of Wenham, Mass., and Ian Morrison and his wife, Kim of Wynantskill; two great-grandsons, Dillon Durand and Hunter Morrison; one aunt, Mary Morro; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A Prayer Service will follow at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the Funeral Home. A Graveside Service with full military honors will take place at the family plot of Our Lady of Angels Cemetery of Colonie, N.Y., at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013.