Raymond Francis Salvestrini, Sr. died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. He was 87 years old.
A lifelong Ridgefielder, Ray was born and raised in Ridgefield to Italian immigrants, Umberto and Allegrina Salvestrini. He was the youngest of nine children. After graduating from Ridgefield High School in 1943, he went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II.