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Virginia Claire Raffaele

July 10, 1923 — June 2, 2024

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Virginia Claire Raffaele

Virginia "Ginny" Claire Raffaele, age 100, of Quakertown, PA, passed away on June 2, 2024 at Independence Court in Quakertown, PA.. She was the daughter of F Albert Skees and Minnie (Bryant).  She was born on a farm outside of Trumsbaursville, PA and had six siblings...Belvadore, Alberta (Hoffler), Blanche (Stump), Alice, Richard and Catherine (Springer).  She attended a one-room school house on Station Road before moving onto Quakertown Senior High School.

Ginny was the spouse of Reigo D. Raffaele (deceased) who she was married to for 15 years. Before she was married she worked in the knitting mills. During her marriage she was a homemaker and in her later years she worked at the Free Press. She was a member of Saint Isidore's Roman Catholic church in Quakertown. 

Ginny is survived by three children-Lisa (Rohrbach), Dean and Albert; five grand children-Ian (Rohrbach), Nicole, Justin, Michaela, and Juliana; three great-grandchildren-Emily (Sherman); Gavin and Keira (Rohrbach) and three step-grandchildren and three step-greatgrandchildren.  She also had a son Allen (deceased as an infant) and a grandson Douglas (deceased as a child).

You are invited to visit with Virginia's family and friends from 8:30am-9:30am on Friday, June 7th at St Isidore's Roman Catholic Church, 2545 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown. Her funeral service will immediately follow the visitation at St Isidore's. Interment will be held at 11:00am at Union Cemetery, Quakertown.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ginny's name to Last Chance Ranch, 9 Beck Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951.
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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 7, 2024

8:30 - 9:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Isidore's Roman Catholic Church

2545 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951

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Mass

Friday, June 7, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Isidore's Roman Catholic Church

2545 W Pumping Station Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951

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Graveside Service

Friday, June 7, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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