Raimundas J. Sukys passed away December 19, 2020 in Southern Shores, North Carolina after a long battle with cancer. He was 93 years old.
Born April 2, 1927 in Skuodas, Lithuania, a small town near the Latvian border. He fled his home during World War II as it was being occupied by the Soviet Union and fled to Germany where he spent several years before immigrating to the United States. He settled in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he lived with his loving wife, Liuda until her death in 2005. He remained in Brockton until February of 2020, when he moved to Chevy Chase, Maryland to live with his daughter, Aida and her husband. For the last three months of his life they moved to Southern Shores, fulfilling his lifelong dream of living on the ocean.
Raimundas served with distinction in the Army during the Korean War and, after being discharged received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He spent his entire career as an Electrical Engineer working on various aerospace projects under contract to the US Air Force and teaching Electrical Engineering part-time at Northeastern University, from which he retired in 1989.
Raimundas loved sailing, skiing, computer programming, problem solving and working in his fully stocked electrical workshop. He also loved playing and working with his grandchildren, frequently visiting with them and helping them make do-it-yourself projects.
He is survived by his three children, Aida Sukys and her husband Dave Lowans, Roma Cronin, and Audrius Sukys; daughter-in-law Egle Sukys. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Lia Bancroft and her husband Ryan, Alex Sukys and Laura Sukys and three step-grandchildren, Caitlin Lowans, Luke Lowans and Sam Lowans. There were four great grandchildren, Alex Bancroft, Lukas Bancroft, Ayden Bancroft, and Cordelia Morse.
The funeral will be a private grave site service at the Melrose Cemetery in Brockton on Sept 11, 2021.
Please send any memorial donations to the Lithuanian Children’s Relief Fund.
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