Mr. Bernard Raymond was born in Metcalf Ontario and joined the air force
at the age of 18 and was stationed on different bases until he reached
the Radar Base in Hanmer, this is how he met Leonne Proulx who was
born and raised in Hanmer.
Mr. Raymond then left the Air Force and wed Leonne and got hired with
A few years later he left Inco and became and Iron Worker were he
worked for many years until he became ill, and retired at an early
Leonne Proulx Raymond started working at a very young age, she would
help her mother Florestine teach school. She graduated High School at a
very young age and went on to Business College.
After college she worked for the Bank of Montreal and Toronto
Dominion Bank then she was hired as the first bank teller for the Royal
Bank in the Hanmer Mall. She worked there for over twenty years and was
very well respected by her customers. She was forced to take an early
retirement due to illness.
Leonne Proulx Raymond died of cancer on June 16, 1984 at the young
age of 49, and Bernard Raymond died of a heart attack on March 29, 1987
also at the young age of 48.
They have two children Monique Raymond Grenon ( husband Daniel) of
Hanmer and Carole Raymond Nadeau ( husband Carl) of Val Caron. Carole
has followed in her mothers footsteps and has been working for the Royal
Bank for twenty years.