Catholic 08

Patrick R. Raftis

January 8, 1929 ~ May 22, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old


RAFTIS, Patrick "Pat"

At home in Ramara, with family by his side, on Monday, May 22, 2023; in his 95th year.  
Pat Raftis, predeceased by his beloved wife Gertrude "Trudie" Raftis. Loving father of Anne McGowan (Fredrick) 
of Oshawa, Catherine Raftis of Ramara, and Karen Daly (Charles Dempsey) of Pickering. Fondly remembered by his 
grandchildren Jennifer McGowan (Terry Michaud), David McGowan (Stephanie), Brendan Daly (Kristin), and 
great grandchildren Maxwell and Miles McGowan, and Findley Michaud.  Predeceased by his sister Mary (Mike Epoch), 
his brother Gerald, brother Frank (Marie), sister Rita (Leo Carlin), brother John (Jean and Evelyn), 
and Michael (Ellen). Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Bayshore Home Health, and in particular the wonderful 
and caring team of PSW's of Sherry, Ola, Abby, Cam, Ashley,and RN Sherry-Anne, whose dedication, kindness and compassion 
over the last year and a half was so very much appreciated by Dad and our entire family. Friends and relatives 
will be received at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Sunday, May 28th from 1-3 & 6-8 PM with 
Parish Prayers said in the parlour at 5:45PM.  Then to St. Columbkille's Church, 4993 Hwy. 12, Ramara (Uptergrove), 
for Mass of Christian Burial and interment at St. Columbkille's Cemetery, on Monday, May 29th at 10 AM.  In lieu of flowers, 
memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated by the family.  Messages of 
condolence or favourite memory are welcome at


May 28, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Mundell Funeral Home
79 West Street North
Orillia, ON L3V 5C1

May 28, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mundell Funeral Home
79 West Street North
Orillia, ON L3V 5C1

Mass of Christian Burial
May 29, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Columbkille's Church
4993 Hwy 12
Ramara, ON L3V8E1


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