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Frank Rafitz

November 22, 1961 — January 24, 2020

Frank Bolius Rafitz Jr., age 58, of Grindstone PA went to be with his Lord and Savior, on Friday, January 24, 2020. He was born on November 22, 1961 in Aliquippa PA to the late Frank Rafitz Sr. and Clara (Hogue) Rafitz.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmothers Emma Houge and Rose Tolarczyk of Uniontown, PA and Brother-In-Law, Lane Edgar Blackson.

Frank was an avid storyteller who loved the outdoors, especially fishing. He loved to cook and grill for his rather large family.  Frank enjoyed music and coffee. He had a distinct and unforgettable voice. Frank was a proud father who adored his children and grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife Shawn Marie (Lehman) Rafitz and his loving mother, Clara (Houge) Rafitz, sisters Debra Rafitz of Uniontown PA, Vicki Wilkinson and her husband Robert of Sterling Virginia and Lisa Faris and her husband Joseph of Harrisburg, PA.  Children, Natalie Rugg and husband Dave, Kristy Zinn and husband Brent, Nicole Rafitz, Miranda Cramer and significant other Brad Jordan, Frank Rafitz, III and significant other Rayvin Bosley, Clara Kendra Rafitz and boyfriend Eric Dillinger, Hunter Rafitz and Saveha Diane Rafitz.  Grandchildren including Rod Gordon Jr, Alexis and Preston Gordon, Hannah Zinn, Blake and Layton Barber, Isaiah and Maraya Cramer, Liliana Jordan and Delani Rose Dillinger. Numerous In-Laws, nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received in the Baker-Terravecchia Funeral Home, Inc. 71 Pennsylvania Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401 on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 until 11 a.m. the hour of service with Pastors Geary Witt & Zac Calkins officiating.

Interment will follow in Church Hill Cemetery , McClellandtown, PA.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Terravecchia-Haky Home For Funerals, Inc.

71 S Pennsylvania Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Terravecchia-Haky Home For Funerals, Inc.

71 S Pennsylvania Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Terravecchia-Haky Home For Funerals, Inc.

71 S Pennsylvania Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401

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