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Elsie Raabe

Elsie Raabe, 94, of Newtown, Pa., formerly of Phillipsburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2024 at Chandler Hall, Newtown, PA.

She was born on July 23, 1929 in Carpentersville, NJ, a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Jakab Somogyi.

Elsie worked at Ingersoll-Rand as a clerk and later on worked for Hineline’s Meat Market as a clerk. She enjoyed dancing with her predeceased partner Bert Pasquini.

Elsie got the most joy out of life when she was with her family. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Raabe, her 8 brother and sisters, along with her grandson, Ryan March.

Elsie is survived by her loving children, Linda March of Ivyland, Pa., and Raymond Raabe and his wife Patricia of Alpha, NJ, along with her grandchildren, Justin March, Kristin Ebert, Rachael Buzzard, and Matthew Raabe.  Also surviving are her Great Grancchildren, Reagan and Aubrey Ebert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 17, 2024 at 11 AM in St. Mary Catholic Church, 5th Ave., Alpha, NJ. Interment will then take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Alpha, NJ.

The Finegan Funeral Home, Alpha, NJ has been entrusted with her arrangements.