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Raymond J. Banach

March 26, 1932 December 12, 2018
Raymond J. Banach
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Obituary for Raymond J. Banach

Raymond J. Banach, 86, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Born in Newark, he lived in North Arlington since 1964. He was a graduate of St. Casimir's Polish School, Newark, where he was a Cub Scout, Boy Scout and a member of the Polish Falcons, a graduate of East Side High School , Newark , where he received a Music Gold Medal for playing the trombone , and a graduate of Newark State Teacher’s College with a B.S. in Industrial Arts. He served in the United States Navy from 1956 to 1957 and the Navy Reserves until 1962. Raymond worked for Robbie’s Music City in Wayne as a musician, teacher and salesman for almost 50 years before retiring in March of 1997. Raymond enjoyed wood working , he was founder and president of the Meadowlands Wood Carvers from 1988 to 2002, president of the North Jersey Wood Carvers in 1996, and a member of the National Wood Carvers. He was president of the North Arlington Senior Citizens from 2001 to 2011 and chosen North Arlington Senior Citizen of the Year in 2009. Raymond was also a longtime “ Friends of the Library “ member. He was the beloved father of David Banach and his fiancée Deanna LoGatto, and the late Christopher Banach ; the loving grandfather of Brian Christopher Banach, Fox David Banach and Robert Roche ; the cherished companion of more then 30 years of Dorothy Burt,;and the dear brother of Richard Banach and his wife Patricia. Visitation will be held at the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington on Monday, December 17th from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to gather in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington on Tuesday, December 18th for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

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4:00 PM 12/17/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
Parow Funeral Home

185 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Parow Funeral Home
185 Ridge Road North Arlington 07031 NJ
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 12/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
Queen of Peace Church

186 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Queen of Peace Church
186 Ridge Road North Arlington 07031 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031

340 Ridge Rd. North Arlington 07031 NJ
United States

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