- 83 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 12, 1932
- Place of birth:
Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
- Date of passing: Aug 9, 2015
- Place of passing:
Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
|Let the memory of Raymond be with us forever|
Raymond O. Polett, 83, died Sunday, August 9, 2015 at his home in Punta Gorda, FL, where he has lived for the past fifteen years. Raymond was born on March 12, 1932 in Hackensack, NJ and graduated from Bogota High School in Bogota, NJ in 1950. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1951-1953. He then served in the New York State Police from 1958-1978. After a brief appointment as the Lewis County (NY) Sheriff and as an instructor of Criminal Justice at Jefferson Community College, he accepted an appointment as Police Chief for the Upper Dublin Police Department in Fort Washington, PA, a post he held from 1980 until his retirement in 1992.
Raymond was preceded in death by his father, Walter Polett and his mother Josephine Pizzo. He is survived by his wife Gloria R. Polett, brothers Walter Polett Jr. (Muriel) of Medford, NJ and Daniel Polett (Margo) of Gladwyne, PA, sons Robert Polett (Karen) of Lititz, PA and Thomas Polett (Jane) of Canton, MO, daughter Lisa Williamson (Malcolm) of Sumrall, MS, as well as nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Raymond Polett was a devoted husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and was fortunate to have been surrounded by many loving friends throughout his life.
In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made to Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 12th at 2pm at the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Raymond may be kindly remembered at icscremationandfunerals.org and on Facebook at facebook.com/icscremationandfunerals
"Mr. Polett & Family ~ The sorrow of the faithful is not of permanent loss, but the tender sense of sadness that comes in saying goodbye for now to someone we love. May today's sorrow give way to the peace and comfort of God's love. Fondly, The Haney's (Guy . Lorri . Ashley . Janelle & Morgan)"
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