Raba, Mary Cecelia
Birth: Wednesday, March 12, 1952 in La Plata, Maryland
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 04, 2015 at the age of 63
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Mary Cecelia Raba "Nona", 63 of Waldorf, MD passed away on December 4, 2015 in La Plata, MD. She was born on March 12, 1952 in La Plata, MD to the late Theresa Elder Dyer and Julian Gardiner Dyer.
She was the loving wife to Oscar Raba, III whom she married on October 10, 1970 in Elkton, MD and he preceded her in death.
Mary graduated from Archbishop Neal School in 1970 and went on to graduate from Charles Co. Community College in 1989 with an AA degree in Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse at Charles Regional Medical Center where she worked for over 23 years. Mary belonged to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and St. Peter's Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, and spoiling her granddaughter's.
She is survived by her children, Scott Raba (Rachel) of Rockville, MD, Ryan Raba of La Plata, MD, and Brandy Vitielliss (Nick) of Waldorf, MD; grandchildren, Gabriella Raba, and Hayden Vitielliss; siblings, Eleanor Adams of Valrico, FL, Brenda Dodson (David) of La Plata, MD, Richard Dyer (Mary Jo) of La Plata, MD, Susan Gardiner of North Hutchinson Island, FL, Michael Dyer (Kim) of New York, NY, Brian Dyer of Faulkner, MD, and Nancy Thompson (Hoover) of Bel Alton, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 10 11 am in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Waldorf, MD where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am with Monsignor Bill Parent officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers the family ask for contributions to be made in Mary's name to Charles County HARC, P.O. Box 2367, Waldorf, MD 20604. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.