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Obituary for Raymond F. Valerio Sr.

Raymond F. Valerio, Sr., age 67 of Highland Lakes, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, February 19th, 2023, with his loving family by his side.

Born in Newark to the late Fernando and Patricia (Eicke), Raymond was raised by his mother and late stepfather, Edward Kochell.

Raymond founded his own company, All Guard Fence, Co. in Lyndhurst, which was his passion for the past thirty-six years.

Predeceased by his parents; stepfather Edward Kochell; brother, Michael; and his beloved Great Dane, Shadow, Raymond is survived by his daughter, Nicole Waryn and her husband Kenny; son Raymond Valerio, II and his wife Irene; grandchildren Adriana, Vanessa, and Raymond, III; as well as his siblings Ruth, Patty, June, Eddie, Dawn, Donna, George, Dino, and Dee; he is also survived by his ex-wife Andrea and many nieces and nephews.

As per Raymond’s wishes, cremation is private and there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ferguson—Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462. To leave an online condolence, please visit