Dr. Raymond D. Mutter died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at his home in Concordia, Monroe Twp, NJ. He was 85 years old. Dr. Mutter was born in Orange, NJ, grew up in Chatham, NJ, and spent summer months at Estling Lake, in Denville, NJ. He resided most of his life in Ossining, NY, before moving to Concordia in July 2016. He graduated from Bates College in Maine, received his medical degree from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and began his career with a two-year tour of duty in the US Army. He was a medical doctor with a private practice in Ossining, NY, and later joined a medical group affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY. He served on the hospital's Board of Directors, and from 1991 to 1993 served as President of the Medical Staff. He retired from medical practice in 2001.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary E. (Magai) Mutter of Concordia, Monroe Twp., NJ, three children, Jeffrey W. Mutter and his wife Marilyn of Severna Park, MD, Kathryn A. Manning and her husband Joe of Colfax, CA, and Barbara L. Elsworth and her husband Wayne of Leveret, MA; one brother, William Mutter and his wife Dale of Parsippany, NJ; six grandchildren, Andrew Manning, Sara Meyers and her husband Drew, Brian Manning, Kendra Chenowith and her husband Bryan, Gregory Mutter, and Maddie Manning; one great-granddaughter, Hadley Meyers, and many other extended family members.
Cremation is private. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. – 205 Rhode Hall Rd., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831 – 732-521-0555 – www.demarcofuneralhome.com.
A memorial service will take place at 2pm on Friday December 9, 2016 at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, 605 Millwood Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, 914-666-7001, www.pcmk.org.
For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.