Manville — Raymond J. “Butchie” Martel Jr., 49, of Valley St. died Saturday, December 29, 2018 in Rhode Island Hospital with his family by his side. He is survived by the love of his life and significant other of 15 years Janet Phillips of Manville.
Born in Providence, son of Raymond J. Martel Sr. of FL and the late Marie Rose (Chabot) Martel.
Ray worked for Henri’s Auto Salvage in Blackstone for several years.
He enjoyed working on cars and was an avid Patriot fan. He also loved to spend time with family and friends and being with his canine companions, Sofia, Misty, and Shayla daily.
He is survived by his four children, Katlyn Martel, Justin Martel, and Rhiannon Phillips all of Bristol, RI and Jarid Ventura of Manville, RI. One sister, Karen Martel of Warren, RI. And five grandchildren.
His funeral and burial are private the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. is in charge of the arrangements.