Agnes Gertrude (Raymond)
Rauschenberger, 82, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed
away on April 1, 2013 at 10:59 p. m. at the Butler
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
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
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
take place in the North Side Cemetery.
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.
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
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.