John Raber

Obituary of John Raber

Jack Raber, age 74, of Rockville Centre,died on Holy Thursday,April 12, 2017 after a long illness. He leaves his wife and best friend, Carolyn. He was a loving father and champion of his two sons, Jack and Paul. He will also be lovingly remembered by his sister, Claire (John) Kirkwood and many nieces and nephews.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, Jack would have preferred you to make a donation to the following charities:

The ARC Otsego, P.O.Box 490, Oneonta, NY 13820 or online @

Maryhaven Center of Hope, 51 Terryville Road, PortJefferson, NY 11776

Hospice Care Network:

Memorial Sloan Kettering @

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am on Monday, April 17 at St Agnes RC Cathedral, Rockville Centre, NY. Burial will follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale.

Calling hours will be Saturday, April 15th from 2-4 & 7-9 at Towers Funeral Home Inc., 2681 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY.