Harold Rafuse - 1940-2017

Harold Rafuse – 1940-2017

RAFUSE
, Harold Lee- 76, of Camperdown. It is with heavy hearts we
announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father and grandfather
Harold Rafuse of Camperdown. He passed away peacefully at South Shore
Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on February 12, 2017. Born in
Camperdown on September 13, 1940, he was a son of the late Wilson and
Laliah (Slauenwhite) Rafuse. Harold worked hard for many companies
over the years as a painter. He loved his family and would do whatever
possible for them. He was especially proud of his grandson. Harold
loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, or just traveling
through the woods on his 4-wheeler. Because of medical conditions,
Harold was taken out of the workforce at a younger age and not able to
do all the activities that he enjoyed so much. He was a volunteer fire
fighter for 25 years and then an honorary member of the Italy Cross,
Middlewood District Fire Department. Harold enjoyed working at the
fire department and made many wonderful friends. Surviving are his
Wife Marie (Llewellyn), Camperdown; daughter Lisa (Wendell) Oickle;
grandson Nathan, both of Lower Northfield; sisters Florence Wagner,
Bridgewater, Marjorie Wile and friend Jim Parnell, Bridgewater;
brothers Stanley (Sharon) Rafuse, Middlewood, John
“Jack” (Susan) Rafuse, Camperdown; sister-in-laws
Betty Rafuse, Middlewood, Ruby Rafuse, Chester, Doreen (Arthur)
Wamboldt, Crouses Settlement; brother-in-law Gary Naugler, Camperdown;
many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by
sisters Gladys (Lloyd) Slauenwhite, Lower Lahave, Shirley (Aubrey)
Wamboldt, Middlewood, Verna (Leman) Croft, Bridgewater; brothers Fred
(Nellie) Rafuse, Middlewood, Carl Rafuse, Middlewood, Myles Rafuse,
Ernst (Verlie), Thomas Rafuse, all of Camperdown, twin brothers and
brother Lee in Infancy, Charles at age 6; sister in law Melda Naugler,
Camperdown; brother-in-laws Keith “Sunny” Wagner,
Bridgewater, Leslie Wile, Lower Branch. Visitation will be 7-9pm
Thursday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. Funeral Service will
be 2:00pm Friday in Middlewood United Church, Rev. Vivian Moores
Officiating. Interment in Crouses Settlement Cemetery. Memorial
Donations may be made to Italy Cross Middlewood and District Fire
Department, Middlewood United Church, or South Shore Palliative
Care to purchase an item in Harold’s Memory. There
are no words to describe how much we appreciated Dr. Heather
Robertson’s devotion. She made this journey easier for
Harold and his family. When she cared for Harold she related to him as
her friend. I believe Harold saw her as a friend, his family considers
her a friend, and will never forget how she comforted us. Special
thanks to the nursing staff of Med/Surg. At SSRH who cared for Harold
with compassion. Also, many thanks to Dietary, Environmental, and all
other staff whom took the time to peek in Harolds room to say
“Hello”. These special people helped Harold feel at
home. On-line condolences may be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca

Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Harold Rafuse – 1940-2017.source

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