Frank Andrew Raczenbek, 91, husband of the late Margaret Emma Raczenbek, of Mt. Pleasant, SC died on Thursday, June 24, 2010. All funeral services will be held in Bethlehem, PA and will be handled by Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Bethlehem, PA (
or www.cantelmifuneralhome.com). Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will be in Holy Saviour Cemetery in Bethlehem, PA. Local arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.
Mr. Raczenbek was born November 3, 1918 in Bethlehem, PA, son of the late Frank Raczenbek and Anna Gersazbek Raczenbek. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Raczenbek served during WWII. A member of Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Bethlehem, PA, he worked with The Bethlehem Steel Company. An avid gardener, Mr. Raczenbek loved to fish and was known for his dedicated work ethic.
He is survived by his daughter, Cindy R. Kupferman and her husband, Seth of Mt. Pleasant, SC; his son, David Raczenbek and his wife, Maryanne of Bridgeton, NJ; grandchildren, Jacob Kupferman and Rachel Kupferman, both of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Michael Raczenbek of Bridgeton, NJ; his brother, Anthony Raczenbek of Seidersville, PA; and his two sisters, Anna Szy of Allentown, PA and Margaret Mihalko of West Palm Beach, FL. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Szy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to The Alzheimer Disease Research Association, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871 or MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, 10495 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025.