Donald Raught

Obituary of Donald E. Raught

Smethport - Donald E. Raught, 83, of Hazel Hurst, died Thursday (July 9, 2009) in the Hamot Medical Center, Erie.He was born Sept. 20, 1925 in Corsica, a son of Guy M. and Kittie B. Miles Raught. In 1953, in Port Allegany, PA, he married Margaret A. Mulvihill, who survives.Mr. Raught attended Hazel Hurst Schools, and and owned and operated his own body repair shop, Don's Body Shop for 42 years.He was a member of the Hazel Hurst United Methodist Church, and friend to the entire community.In addition to his wife, he is survived bythree sons: Robert Raught of Bradford, PA, Brent (Grace) Raught of Smethport, PA, Donald (Naomi) Raught of Smethport, PA15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.six sisters: Mary (Richard) Walker of CA, Geraldine Nunn of Hazel Hurst, PA, Esther (Axel) Johnson of Lewis Run, PA, Virginia Klein of Eldred, PA, Carol (Marvin) Stroup of Mt. Jewett, PA, Adda (Dale) Swanson of Smethport, PAtwo brothers: Guy (Kay) Raught of Hazel Hurst, PA, Richard (Shirley) Raught of Hazel Hurst, PAHe was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Tammie Silvis, and 2 brothers.Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-6 PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral and committal services will be held at 6:30 PM, with the Rev. W. Craig Smith, pastor of the Hazel Hurst and Mt. Jewett Methodist Churches, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.comArrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc.
2 Bank St.
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
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