Raymond B. Batchelder rites BARRE TOWN — The largely-attended graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Raymond B. Batchelder, 83, of Ridgewood Terrace, was held on Friday, July 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the Plain-Mont Cemetery in East Montpelier. He passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at his home. Raymond’s home lodge, Wyoming Lodge #80 F&AM of Plainfield, presented the Masonic Memorial Service in his honor. Worshipful Master was Palmer Martin, Senior Warden was Bill Durkee, Junior Warden was Conrad Dix and Chaplain was Charles Codling. Following the service, family and friends gathered at the Canadian Club of Barre for a time of fellowship and luncheon. The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, was in charge of the arrangements.