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Eugene F. Raphel
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Eugene F. Raphel

Born: February 07, 1920
Died: January 07, 2011

U.S. Veteran

Eugene Fressenjat Raphel, 90, WW II veteran and retired professional land surveyor died January 7 at home in Monkton, Maryland. Born February 7, 1920 in Upper Falls, MD, fifth of six children of Henry & Corinne Raphel on Woodbine Farm on Raphel Road in Upper Falls, MD, Mr. Raphel graduated St. Stephen School in Bradshaw, MD.

He was pre-deceased by his wife of 58 years Alice Smyser Raphel who died in 2008 and is survived by his sister Madeline Seipp of Towson, MD; daughters Alice Linberg of Laytonsville, MD and Corinne "Teener" Sweeney of Kennett Square, PA, son Eugene F. Raphel Jr of San Francisco, CA; sons-in-law Steven E. Linberg and Raymond W. Sweeney III; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 22 at St. James Episcopal Church, 3100 Monkton Road in Monkton. The service will be followed by a lunch reception in the parish hall where the family will receive friends.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Elkridge-Harford Hunt Pony Club, c/o Louise Gill, 2701 Monkton RD, Monkton, MD 21111.  Arrangements are by the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Monkton, 16924 York Road, Monkton, MD 21111.

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