Albert Raber, 80

Albert Raber, 80 of Lancaster, died Friday, June 29, 2012 at Hospice of Lancaster County, Mount Joy. Born in Roselle, NJ, he was the son of the late George and Edna Mudd Raber. Together for 29 years Albert was married to Malda Raber for the past 9 years.

He graduated from Roselle High School and served in the Air Force during the Korean War. Albert was an independent car dealer in NJ, and then at the Manheim Auto Auction. He loved to spend time with his family, friends, his two cats, and especially with his grandchildren. Pleasures included traveling to the Beach and Florida, going to movies, the theater and concerts and listening to big band and Frank Sinatra.

Surviving in addition to his wife Malda are 6 children, Susanne Colucci, Bryn Ernst, Brian Raber, Jama Vitale, Danielle Mitchell and Ben Proler and 9 grandchildren, Bryce, Mackenzie, Chelsea, Holly, Christopher, Claudia, Madison, Luca and Zachary. Albert was preceded in death by his son Bruce Raber.

A Celebration of Albert’s Life will take place 10:30 AM  Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Lancaster Chapter, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100.

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dear malda and all

please accept our deepest sympathy on al’s passing. we so enjoyed the times we spent with al and malda at our grandchildren’s special occasions.

our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
the vitale family

Susanne, Mike, Chris and Mickey,

We’re so sorry for the loss of Al. I remember when he and Mickey came to our shore house and we all had a great time. He seemed to really love the beach. My prayers are with you all.

Patty and Jerry Hogan

Micky it’s Minta (Susanne’s friend).  I am sending you sympathy for your loss.
And Flights of Angels Sing Thee to Thy Rest.

Love,  Minta

Dear Mickey,
I was away for a week and just received your voice mail today. I am so sorry to hear about Al. You were a lovely couple, and Al just loved you, trusted you, and relied upon you endlessly. I am so sorry for you loss.


Dear Brian and Bryn, sorry to learn of Al’s passing. We have alot of great memories from the Pine Beach days.

God Bless, John & Carla Polhemus

We are deeply sorry for your loss Susanne Colucci and family. Sincere sympathy to all the families.
 Deepest sympathy,
the Stanzione Family.

It has been my honor to have been part of his healthcare. You and he are in my prayers . . .

Kat, CC

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