Raymond T. Prada of Bethel, Me., died Jan. 12 at the Market Square Health Care Center. He was 87.

He was born on April 1, 1933 in Oak Bluffs to Raymond and Deolinda (Mello) Prada. He managed the A&P on Martha Vineyard and then went on to own the Bowman Store in Athens as well as Ledgewood Motel in Norway. He married Alita M. Prada on Sept 29, 1952.

He also was an avid fisherman and a model airplane enthusiast.

He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Alita and two sons, Alden Prada, and Ronald Prada. He is survived by his granddaughter, Jessica Prada-Dunn, and her husband James; great grandchildren Kaitlyn Dunn and Aden Dunn; step-grandson Darin Reed and his wife Sandra; and step great-grandchildren Christopher and Noel; his sister Judy Counsell; and nieces Pam and Sharon Amaral.

Due to the pandemic all services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home.

For online condolences, please visit www.chandlerfunerals.com.