September 22, 2002 - May 2, 2021
Raymond Elijah Arias, 18 of Lancaster passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 2, 2021 in his sleep. Born in Lancaster on September 22, 2002, he was the son of Raymond Arias and Johanna M. Paredes-Arias. Raymond was a senior at J.P. McCaskey and was looking forward to continuing his education at Millersville University this coming fall. He attended Maranatha in Mountville and RMC of Lancaster, where he loved to play drums for the church's services. Raymond enjoyed working and helped his Dad at Raymond's Auto Sales and Service. He also delivered for Door Dash and Pasquale's. He had worked for BJ's in Centerville. He loved music and enjoyed singing in Chorus at school, playing drums and singing with his brother and sisters. He loved to dance, play basketball and loved life. He had a contagious smile and would light up a room. He was his oldest brother's biggest fan. He was an avid Eagles fan. He was an awesome kid, loved by many and always having fun. He will be deeply missed by his parents, Raymond and Johanna; great grandmother, Cruz Arias of Dominican Republic; maternal grandparents, Juan and Minerva Paredes and his brother, Juan F. Arias of Lancaster; sisters, J. Francesca Arias Nunez, wife of Ruben of Lancaster and J. Francine Arias Mendez, wife of Andres of Fayetteville, North Carolina and his closest friends, Angel Garcia and David Nunez of Lancaster. He will missed by his aunts and uncles, cousins, friends and his furry nephew, Kilo. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Raymond's funeral service on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Noon from RMC of Lancaster, 601 Rohrestown Road, Lancaster with his uncle, Silvester Paredes officiating. Friends will be received at the church on Friday from 10AM to 12PM. Interment will be held in the Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery. Friends will also be received at the Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, 317 E. Orange Street, Lancaster on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 6 to 8PM.
Raymond Elijah Arias, 18 of Lancaster passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 2, 2021 in his sleep. Born in Lancaster on September 22, 2002, he was the son of Raymond Arias and Johanna M. Paredes-Arias. Raymond was a senior at J.P. McCaskey... View Obituary & Service Information
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