Raymond Bullard Jr.

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 19, 2024
Abriola Parkview Funeral Home
419 White Plains Rd.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, July 21, 2024
The Elks Lodge of Hamden
175 School Street
Hamden, Connecticut, United States

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Elks Lodge, 175 School St., Hamden, CT 06518.

Obituary of Raymond C. Bullard Jr.

Raymond C. Bullard, Jr., age 78, of Hamden, died suddenly on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at Yale New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 31 years to Lynn (Altschuler) Bullard.Born in Bridgeport on December 27, 1945, he was a son of the late Raymond C. Bullard, Sr. and Lillian (Anderson) Bullard and was a longtime resident of Fairfield before moving to Hamden.

Ray was a firefighter with the Fairfield Fire Department with over 50 years of dedicated service and attained the rank of lieutenant and assistant fire marshal at his retirement. He was a member of the Elks Lodge of Hamden, where he served as a trustee and chairman for many years as well as a member of the FDNY Fire Bell Club. Ray was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying airplanes. He could also be found playing a round of golf with his buddies, searching for that next treasure with his metal detector or adding to his various collectibles. His greatest enjoyment came from grilling and spending time with family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his beloved wife Lynn, survivors include his two loving children, Darren Bullard and his companion Maritza Quinones of Bridgeport and Jennifer Wright and her husband Hewett of Rochester, NY, a step daughter, Jennifer Kennedy and her husband Matthew and five cherished grandchildren, Patrick Bullard, Brandon Bullard, Mason Wright, Sawyer Wright and Kyle Gelzinis as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Victor Thyberg and a sister, Signe Bachman.

Friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, July 19, 2024 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. A celebration of Ray's life will be held on Sunday, July 21, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Elks Lodge of Hamden, 175 School Street, Hamden.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Elks Lodge, 175 School St., Hamden, CT 06518. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit us at www.abriola.com

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