07/03/05 — LEONARD RAAB SR.

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Died June 30, 2005

Mar Mac resident

Leonard Anthony Raab Sr., 93, of 501 Sandhill Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Born in Pittsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Fred and Rose Bickert Raab. He graduated from Duquesne University in 1934 with a bachelor's degree in economics and was formerly employed as a statistician with Kaufmann's Department Store. He was a member of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Goldsboro.

Mr. Raab was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Marcella Raab, and his twin brother, Fred Raab.

He is survived by his children, Leonard Raab Jr. and wife Joyce of Albuquerque, N.M., David Raab and wife Sue of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Patricia Marguglio and husband John of Goldsboro; his grandchildren, Christine Marguglio, John Marguglio, Beth Grifasi and her husband Jim, Holly Raab, Mother Thasia Raab of Our Lady of Kazan, Marc Raab and Brian Raab; and his great-grandchildren, to Samantha Pascarella, Karilyn Marguglio, Sara Clifford and Christopher Grifasi.

A memorial mass will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Goldsboro with Father Tom Norris, O.S.B., officiating. The burial will take place in Pittsburgh, Pa. at Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the family.


Published in Obituaries on July 3, 2005 8:56 AM