Agnes Gertrude (Raymond) Rauschenberger

September 10, 1930 ~ April 1, 2013

 

 

 

Agnes Gertrude (Raymond) Rauschenberger, 82, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on April 1, 2013 at 10:59 p. m. at the Butler Memorial Hospital.

She was born September 10, 1930 in Henryville, Indiana to the late Curtis Raymond and Mary Elizabeth (Bolly) Raymond.

Mrs. Rauschenberger was a 1948 graduate of Romeo High School in Romeo, Michigan. She came to Butler on April 1, 1952 and worked as the Assistant Chief Operator for Bell Telephone, retiring as Chief Operator when Bell Telephone closed its Butler office in 1983. She was a member of the North Street Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School, was a deaconess and a department chairperson. She worked on the Mission Committee and many other church committees. Mrs. Rauschenberger was a member of the Butler Chapter #45 OES, the Good Samaritan Shrine-White Shrine of Jerusalem #32 and the Order of the Amaranth #145. She served on the advisory board for the International Order of Rainbow for Girls Butler Assembly #25 and was a member of the Acacia Club. Mrs. Rauschenberger was a past President of the Senior Women's Club and the Kiwanis. She was a member of the American Legion #117 Ladies Auxiliary and the Telephone Pioneers of America. Mrs. Rauschenberger served as past president of the Mother's Club of Lorraine Chapter DeMolay. She received the DeMolay medal of appreciation. She was a member of the Women's Golf Association and the Women's Bowling Association at the Butler County Club. Mrs. Rauschenberger drove for meals on wheels for many years, she enjoyed lunches with the Bell Telephone Retired Operators and was a frequent walker at the mall. She most especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Rauschenberger is survived by two sons, Floyd Arthur Rauschenberger III of Butler, PA and Curtis Raymond Rauschenberger and his wife Joyce of Butler, PA; three grandchildren, Alexander Curtis Rauschenberger and his girlfriend Kaitlin Nemec, Rebecca Kayleigh Rauschenberger and Rachel Nichol Rauschenberger; one sister, Mary Margaret Poole of Bryan, TX; and a number of nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Judge Floyd A. Rauschenberger, Jr., whom she married September 21, 1951 and who passed away July 20, 1999; seven brothers & sisters; and four infant granddaughters.

Friends will be received Thursday, April 4, 2013 and Friday, April 5, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the North Street Christian Church, 220 West North Street,Butler, PA 16001 with Pastor Robert C. Huber officiating.

Burial will take place in the North Side Cemetery.

Memorial Donations are suggested to Meals on Wheels, 218 East Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001 or the Butler Dog Training Association to aid with their therapy dogs used at Butler Memorial Hospital, C/O Julius Casali, 925 Vincent Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 the Officers and Members of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #45 will assemble at the funeral home at 6:45 p.m. to perform a Eastern Star Service.

On Friday April 5,2013 Officers and Members of The American Legion Auxiliary will assemble at the funeral home at 6:45 p.m. to perform a Legion Service.

 

 

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