Raymond John Ingles passed away October 13, 2016, at a Bangor health care facility. He was born in Northport, Maine, on March 27, 1927, the son of Mervin Ingles and Clarissa (Webb) Ingles.
He was a local longshoreman and independent woods contractor. On November 17, 1945, he married Helen Friss of Hudson, New York. Together they lived many years on Cedar Street in Belfast before self-building in the late 1970s a home on Swan Lake. Raymond was known for his strong opinions and independent ways.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Anne (Willette) Ingles of Bangor; his grandson, Matthew Ingles and wife, Martha (Hurlbert) Ingles, of East Rochester, N.H.; his granddaughter, Laura E. Ingles of Bangor; as well as nephews, Arthur Abbot and wife, Joanne, of Belfast, Raymond Abbott and wife, Pam, of Pasadena, Maryland, and Richard Finkle of Hudson, NY. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Helen; and sisters, Caroline Ingles Abbott and Rita Ingles Finkle.
Interment will be held at 1 p.m. on October 26 at Smart Cemetery. A gathering will be held following the service at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Memories and condolences may be offered to the family at www.ripostafh.com.