Raymond M. Rothstein of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 65

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Raymond M. Rothstein of Port Jervis, N.Y., died on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at his home. He was 65.

Son of Nathan and Jacqueline Roth Rothstein, he was born on Nov. 29, 1952, in Brooklyn.

He worked as a maintenance mechanic at C&D Battery in Huguenot, N.Y., and later he retired from Wickham Products in Huguenot.

He was a member of the Amateur Ham Radio Operators, 14.240DX, World Group.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Dietz Rothstein, at home; daughters, Denise Eyth and her husband, Ronnie, of Port Jervis, Sherri McKinley and her companion, John Shook, of Shohola, Pa., Tara Lyn Rothstein of Port Jervis, Karissa L. Rothstein of Matamoras, Pa., Tania Ranich and her husband, Lincoln, of Sparrowbush, N.Y.; son, Jon T. Kaufman and his wife, Tonya, of Greeley, Pa.; brother, Richard L. Rothstein of Peru, N.Y., 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by his granddaughter, Tristyn Ranich.

Raymond was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He would like his family and friends to continue to celebrate his life and not mourn his death.

Visitation was scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, with funeral services to follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Cyril Owambo will officiate.

Interment will take place 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 22, at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made in Raymond’s and Tristyn’s memory to Friends of Karen, 118 Titicus Rd., North Salem, NY 10560.

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