The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 5, 2011

Raymond F. Rall Jr., 65, Mechanicsburg


— MECHANICSBURG — Raymond F. Rall Jr., 65, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at his home.

Ray was born Oct. 29, 1945, in Sunbury, a son of the late Raymond F. Rall and Grace M. (Corn) Rall. He was married to the former Adele Garrett, who survives.

He was a 1964 graduate of Sunbury High School. After serving in the Air Force, he graduated from Susquehanna University.

Ray was retired from the Insurance Department of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Ray enjoyed bowling and reading and was an avid fan of the New York Giants.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one stepson, Dwayne Bowers and his wife, Lisa, and two stepgrandchildren, Dwayne Bowers Jr. and Sarah Bowers, all of New Oxford; three sisters and brothers-in-law,  Maria “Doe” and Dave Ladd, of Churchville, Md., Sharon and Alec Silos, of Englewood, Colo., and Patricia “Trish” and Tom Henninger, of Sunbury; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Julia Rall, of Sunbury; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles; and one very special uncle/surrogate father, Vincent Wohlheiter, of Sunbury.

Ray was preceded in death by one sister, Beverly Green, and one nephew, Thomas Rall.

Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ray’s memory may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110, or the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

Arrangements are by the Auer Cremation Services, Harrisburg.