Raymond A. Strom, 82, passed away on November 7 at Windsor Point in Fuquay-Varina. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Yvette Gaulin Strom; 3 children: Susan Blair of Uxbridge, MA, Stephen Strom of Cary, and Christopher Strom of Bellingham, MA; 9 grandchildren: James, Christina, Alicia, Timothy, Sarah, Christopher, Jayce, April and Alexandra as well 2 gr-grandchildren: Madelyn and Raymond. He was a native of Uxbridge. MA and moved to Cary in 2011. He also served in the U.S. Army. Funeral mass to be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Church on Friday, November 11 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, you may contribute in his memory to Durham Rescue Mission or the Salvation Army.