Lt. Colonel Robert L. Rayne, retired U.S. Army, of Indianapolis, formerly ofWatertown and Waltham, died on Aug. 23, 2014 at the age of 96.
Rayne is a retired machinist for Boston & Maine Railroad and a U.S. Army Veteran.
He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy A. (Dupont) Rayne. Devoted father of Robert L. Rayne & his wife Carol of Indianapolis and the late David M. Rayne & his wife Maryann of Waltham. Loving grandfather of Robert L. Rayne III & his wife Darla of Fortville, IN, Charles A. Rayne & his wife Kim of McCordsville, IN, Gregory T. Rayne & his wife Jennifer of Indianapolis, David & Joseph Rayne both of Waltham. Also loved by two great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters.
He was the dear brother of the late G. Frederick, John E., Harold and Richard Rayne, Mary Boudrot, & Gertrude Nelligan. Also survived by special nieces Frances Nelligan, Audrey MacDonald & Alice Dubois.
Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. in Watertown on Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of Saint Jude, 147 Main St., Waltham.
Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery. Visiting hours are Thursday 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited.
Memorials in Robert’s memory may be made to www.woundedwarriorproject.org.