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Raymond Contreras, a lifelong resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2012 in Torrance. Born in Los Angeles, CA, Raymond was 72 when he died. Raymond was a member of St. James Catholic Church. Raymond is survived by brother, Angel Contreras and sister, Carmen Hernandez; step-daughter Laura Oats; 22 nieces and nephews; 20 great nieces and nephews and 1 great great nephew. He was preceded in death by parents, Mary and Telesforo Contreras; brothers Louis and David Contreras and sisters Clarita Jenkins and Sally Hite. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Monday July 16, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 pm in the Rice Chapel. The funeral Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Tuesday July 17, 2012 at 10:00 am. Burial will be private.

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  1. Gone way too soon, but now he is with his brothers and sisters looking down on us and keeping watch. Rest in Peace Ray.

  2. Ray was an easy going, and simple guy. I’ll will remember him always, Indeed a Fine Man!! My Condolences, Paulie H.

  3. i worked at redondo towing with ray…..he was always a upbeat man….i really liked him…im sure god has a special place in heaven for him…right next to brother dave…….rip…….easy

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