Raymond Hilaire

  • Died: January 4, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Raymond Hilaire, 86, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Jeremie, Haiti, Raymond moved his family to Fort Wayne in 1969. He began his career with Ford Motors as a truck mechanic and most recently was the owner and operator of Raymond's Garage for 25 years, retiring in 2005. Raymond was a member St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, the Skeet Shooting Club, and the Canterbury French Club. Surviving are his wife, Antonine Hilaire of Fort Wayne; sons, Richard Hilaire of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dr. James Hilaire of Indianapolis, IN, and Daniel (Pamela) Hilaire of Fort Wayne; daughters, Nissa Hilaire of Orange County, CA and Cassandra (Anthony) Wurmel of Colorado Springs, CO; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Claude Hilaire and Carl (Victoire) Hilaire both of New York, NY. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Clevrain and Lunie Hilaire; and sister, Marise Trouillot. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, January 12, 2018 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com


Condolence & Memory Journal


Deepest sympathy from the Taylor and Barner Family.

Posted by Marie Taylor - FL - Family Friend   January 12, 2018


Dan and Family,

I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your father. I hope your many wonderful memories of him will help you thru this sad time. My prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Gwen Gephart - Fort Wayne, IN - Coworker   January 12, 2018

May our sympathy bring you, with the help of God, Peace and comfort in these moments of pain!
May God welcome Uncle Raymond who has sown the good among us, in his kingdom!

Gerard, Reginald, Frederique, Alex and Geneviève Clermont

Posted by Frederique Clermont - Gatineau, QC   January 11, 2018

Sorry to hear about your dad,he was a good guy.I sure he will be missed.

Posted by Kevin Hubert - Huntertown, IN - Family Friend   January 11, 2018



I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Deneen Law - Wilmington, DE - Friend   January 10, 2018


Posted by q - FL   January 10, 2018

Dear Hilaire Family,
May God provide peace and comfort to you. Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days ahead. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Valerie and Marcus Stafford - Sarasota, FL   January 09, 2018

Raymond holds a special place in my heart and memories. We spent many happy hours together encouraging one another.

Posted by stanley clauss - huntington, IN   January 09, 2018


Dan & Family - I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ~ Linda Gutman (from Sacred Heart)

Posted by Linda Gutman Shidler - Fort Wayne, IN   January 09, 2018


To Rihard and family,Iam deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered.My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Posted by - FL   January 08, 2018

Great memories of Raymond and his wonderful car care. Thoughts and prayers to the family during this time of sorrow.

Posted by Corky, Tim, Tina(Horn) Tessman - Ft. Wayne, IN   January 08, 2018

Great memories of Raymond and wonderful car care in the past. Thoughts and prayers to the family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Jon Tessman family (Corky, Tim, Tina - Ft. Wayne, IN   January 08, 2018

Thoughts and prayers are with Cassandra and Tony during this difficult time. God Bless

Posted by Nick & Heather Tromba - Burton, OH - Family Friend   January 07, 2018

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