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RAFFAELE, Alfred (Fred)

September 12, 1923 – Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
January 19, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta

Fred Raffaele, beloved husband of Ellen Raffaele of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 92 years.

Fred was a letter carrier with Canada Post for over twenty-five years. He enjoyed family time, crossword puzzles, taking long walks and watching hockey.

Besides his loving wife of sixty-one years, Fred is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Claire Raffaele, and Steve and Rosanne Raffaele; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Raffaele (Dave Hamar), Ryan (Anita) Raffaele, Raymond Raffaele, and Brandi Grondin (Mike Leder); a great-grandson Mylo Raffaele; his sister Annette Amato. He was predeceased by three sisters and four brothers-in-law, Ursula (Frank Barone), Emma (Ray Di Pasquale), Victoria (John Fleming), and Tony Amato.

A Gathering will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Fred Raffaele, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Rosanne and Steve – I am so sorry to hear about your father(-in-law). I know it is quite a shock to you and your family. Take care of yourselves and each other.

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  2. Susan and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy to you, Rose and your family on the loss of your father.

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  3. Raffaele Family…Our deepest condolences again. Daddy Fred will be greatly missed but his kindness and gentle spirit will be remembered forever. We love him so much too — froy, angie, josh & ashley

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  4. I am so sorry for your loss. Fred was a sweet heart and will be dearly missed. I always loved his good humor and easy way of living. We could all learn a lesson about living life from him.

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  5. Roberta & Harry Burnett

    Sorry to hear of your loss.

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  6. Bill and Sue Grosso

    Just heard about the passing of Uncle Freddy. He was a very kind and gentle man. He passed away at the same age as his sister, our mom Vicki. Wonderful 92 years of life. We are far away in Sault Ste. Marie but our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

    Billy and Sue Grosso

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  7. Thinking of you with love.

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  8. Ed & Marlene Bangle

    Our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow.

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  9. Jim &Dolores Barone

    Many fond memories of Uncle Fred-he would always leave our mail to end of his route in order to visit with Aunt Ellen–Nephew Jim&Dolores Barone
    Barrie Ontario

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  10. I’m sorry to hear of Uncle Fred’s passing, thinking of you all,
    Marsha Ledyit
    (Ed & Sharon Ledyit)

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