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Taps: Raymond Bermudez Update

January 5, 2021

Raymond Ramos Bermudez, age 82, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2020. He was born on December 28, 1937 in Honolulu. He leaves behind his beloved wife Wanda June Bermudez of 43 years, residing in Kailua, Oahu. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Alice Bermudez, twin brother Peter R. Bermudez and sister Millie Costa. Ray is survived by brothers Richard, Robert, John Bermudez; Eugene Rodrigues, and sister Juanita Hammeren. Survived by his children; son, Alan Ray Bermudez, twin daughters Sheri Sabalaske, Shelly Carreira, Yvette Boteilho and two step-daughters; Gerilynn Hozeska and Joy Sutherland; 6 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Raymond was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a civilian government employee for the Hawaii Air National Guard as the Air Technician Supervisor for the C-130 Hercules Cargo Airplanes at Hickam Air Force Base. Fondly remembered as “Berma” by fellow guardsmen. Upon his retirement in 1997, of over 25 years of service, a ceremony was held at the Arizona Memorial honoring Raymond with an American flag previously flown above the Arizona Memorial.

Ray was a member of the Corvette Club of Hawaii and the Kailua Silver Seniors Club. He cherished his family and loved to go boating, camping, fishing and was a fan of the L.A. Rams.

A loving husband, father and friend, Raymond will be missed and forever loved by all who knew him.

Private veteran services and burial will be held by family in January 2021.

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