Raymond “Ray” Dwight Leopardi, of Enfield, passed from his earthly journey on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the age of 63. He was born on September 11, 1956 in Springfield, MA, son of the late Albert Leopardi, Jr. and Elaine F. (Bourgeois) Leopardi Eldridge. Ray grew up in Agawam and was graduate of Agawam H. S. Class of “74”, he had resided in Enfield for the past 40 years and in Roanoke, VA for 1 year. Before retiring in 2014, he was employed with G & L Tool Co. for 22 years and prior to that with Hamilton Standard, Stanadyne and Hallmark Cards. In his leisure time he loved riding his Harley, golfing, cooking, holidays, watching holiday movies and a passion for his four cats.
Ray is survived by his best friend and companion of 26 years Terri Gaines Sniffin, her son Russell Sniffin, Jr. of Enfield, his daughter Lori Lowell and husband Andy of Blue Ridge, VA, two grandchildren Hailey & Raja Lowell. He also leaves his brother Robert Leopardi, a niece Kim Leopardi and two nephews Phil and Mike Leopardi all of Florida, extended family (Terri’s family) and friends.
Relatives and friends may gather on Saturday, December 7, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. during a visitation and remembrance period at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Dakin Humane Society for Adoption, 171 Union St. Springfield, MA 01105.