Raymond W. “Ray” Thompson, 78, of Swanzey, passed away on Dec. 30, 2021. He passed away peacefully with the love of his family near after a brief period of declining health at the Jack Byrne Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Lebanon. Services are incomplete and under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories in Swanzey (www.cheshirefamilyfh.com).