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Dorothy Raab

October 23, 1928 December 25, 2018
Dorothy Raab
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Dorothy Raab,90, a longtime Hyde Park resident, and formerly of Walden, passed away on Christmas day, December 25, 2018, at home with her family by her side.
    Born, October 23, 1928 in Hartsdale, NY, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy Irwin White.  
    She worked for Western Printing for thirty-three years and retired when they closed the Poughkeepsie plant. She later worked for several years at Fairview Printing. In her retirement, she was active with the Western Printing Retirees.
    Dottie formerly attended the Hyde Park Dutch Reformed Church and was a member of Hyde Park AARP.Her hobbies included ceramics and doing puzzles.
     On, July 31, 1948 in the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, she married George W. Raab. Mr. Raab survives at home.
      Along with her husband, she is survived by her son, James A. Raab, and wife, Deborah, of Poughquag; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four nephews; and cousin, Martha May Strever of Hyde Park; Alice McGillicuddy, of Brewster.
      In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her stepfather, Gordon Post; and two sisters, Gloria Doxey and Patricia Leverenz.
     Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and  7 to 9 pm, on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Sweet's Funeral Home, 4365 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park.
      Funeral services will be at 10 am on Saturday, December 29, 2018  at the Funeral Home. 
  Burial will follow in the family plot in Union Cemetery of Hyde Park. 
  Dorothy's family respectfully requests memorial donations to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (www.hvhospice.org
  To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

28

Dec

2:00 PM 12/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/28/2018 4:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Visitation

Friday

28

Dec

7:00 PM 12/28/2018 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 12/28/2018 9:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Dec

10:00 AM 12/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation

374 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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