Raymond Lawrence Granata (Age 85)
On Friday, November 2, 2018, of Adelphi, MD. Beloved husband of 57 years of Rosalie T. Granata; father of Maria, Julie, David, Karen and Peter; grandfather of Ben, Nathan, Fiona, Adam, Nicholas, Casey, Kyah and Kayley; brother of Gloria Austin. Ray was proud to have served as a NASA scientist for 47 years. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) Thursday, November 8, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 7501 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD, on Friday, November 9, at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 1531 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson, MD 21153.