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John P. Raucci

Born: Wed., Nov. 5, 1930
Died: Fri., Apr. 13, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 20, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 20, 2018
Location: East Pittsburgh

Traditional Latin Requiem High Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 21, 2018
Location: St. Boniface Church

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Of Churchill, age 87, on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Son of the late Pasquale and Concetta (Guarino) Raucci.

Preceded in death by his loving wife, Lorraine (Popies) Raucci.

Loving father of John F. of Meadville, Dr. Richard L., Frank J.  (Cindy) of Jupiter, FL, Teresa L. (William) Bishop of Toledo, OH, Roxanne M. (Frank) Troiano of Philadelphia, and Gary T. (Stephanie) of Matthews, NC.

YGrandpa of John (Ivana) Raucci, PhD, Drs. Frank (Wendy Bottinor) Raucci, MD, PhD., Andrew (Meghan) Raucci and Anthony (Erica) Raucci, Esq., Bill Bishop, M.D., Michael and Joseph Raucci, Dominica and Beneta Troiano.

Great grandpa of John, III and Roman Raucci; Franklin Raucci; Owen, Henry and Atticus Raucci; Kepler Raucci.

Brother of Ada Enger of Las Vegas, NV and the late Alfonso and late Louis Raucci, late Louise D’Ambrosio, late Teresa Calhoun and late Maria Forgione.

John enlisted in the US Navy during the Korean War, and served with the NSA in Washington D.C.  He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Business.  John retired from USSteel Accounting Dept. as a Computer Systems Supervisor after 35 years of service.  He dedicated his volunteer service to Boy Scouts as a leader of Churchill Troop #402 and as a commissioner for East Boroughs Council. John also was a manager for the Churchill Boys Little League baseball teams and was a junior wrestling coach for  Churchill.

John served 12 years on the Churchill Borough Council and served as a Republican Committeeman. 

He was a member of Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community, St. John XXIII Parish, and St. John Fisher Parish.

John loved opera, researching family genealogy and watching college basketball.  He was especially proud of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.     

Friends welcome Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.  Traditional Latin Requiem High Mass will be in St. Boniface Church, Northside, on Saturday at 11 a.m.

John will be laid to rest in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John XXIII Parish Admin. Center, 1025 Haslage Ave., Pgh., PA 15212, (412) 231-1116.

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