Dr. Raymond Arthur Cadieux, 87, of Buzzards Bay died July 22 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Originally from Springfield, he was one of eight children born to Ida M. (Pinsonneault) and George J. Cadieux.
After graduating from Cathedral High School in Springfield, he went on to receive a bachelor’s degree from New York University, and then served two years of active duty in Germany.
Following his military service, he attended the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, where he received his medical degree.
Dr. Cadieux joined the staff of the radiology department at Brockton Hospital in 1969 and developed the department of radiation oncology there. He remained the chief of the department until his retirement in 1997.
An avid golfer, he was a member of Thorny Lea Golf Club in Brockton for many years before retiring to the Cape; here he became a member of Pocasset Golf Club.
He leaves Margaret Cadieux of Hull and Marc Cadieux of Menlo Park, California, the children from his first marriage to Mary Ellen Cadieux; four grandsons, Jake Levin of Providence, Rhode Island, Jesse Levin of Hingham, and Ryan and Cole Cadieux, both of Menlo Park; two brothers, Roger Cadieux and Gaston Cadieux; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He also leaves two stepsons, Gary N. Leach and his wife, Jo-Ellen Leach, of Sandwich and their children, Jillian Ciraolo and Justin Leach, and Kenneth Leach and his wife, Michelle Leach, of Kingston and their son, Ken Leach, from his second marriage to Rosina (Martovani) Leach.
Visiting hours and a service will be Wednesday, July 31, from 12:30 to 2 PM at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Boulevard in Bourne, followed by burial at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.