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Rauch, Harry E.

Harry Edward Rauch, a resident of Northborough for 16 years, died suddenly Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Marlborough Hospital inn Marlborough, MA. He was 80 years old. He was born in Boston, the son of Harry E. Sr. and Mildred (Harper) Rauch Demers. Harry grew up in West Roxbury and graduated from Roslindale High School. He joined the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a very proud member of the U.S.S. Missouri Association and attended many of their reunions. Mr. Rauch owned and operated the Quality Fence Company in Dedham and also lived there for many years. Throughout the years he worked as a fence installer for Yoeman & O’Connel Fence Company, Meade & McGrath Fence Company as well as U.S. Steel Cyclone Fence Company. He was a long time member of the Laborers Union Local 560 and a past member of Iron Workers Local 7. Mr. Rauch was a volunteer at the Glover Hospital- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Needham Campus for over 18 years. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Carol A. (Saunders) Rauch of Northborough; his children, Michael and Eileen Rauch of Shelburne Falls, Janus and Paul Leonard of Dedham, Lee Ann and Hilton Bell of Brooksville, FL,  John Rauch of Carver, Grace LeClair of Tallahassee, FL, Joel and Deb Alaimo of San Antonio, TX, Lauren and John DeLorie of Wrentham, and Andrew Alaimo of Norton; and his sister Marguerite Fink of Westwood. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his late wife Luella E. Rauch. Visiting hours will be held Friday, May 27, 2011 from 11 am to 1 PM at  the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham.  A graveside service will immediately follow at 1:15 at Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. In Harry’s memory donations may be made to Fisher House, (a home for wounded soldiers and their families), 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA. 02132

Guestbook Entries

  1. Jim and Clara White
    May 26th, 2011 | 11:53 am

    A great Son,Brother,Father and Cousin. We had some great times when we were Kids.

  2. dianne barton
    May 26th, 2011 | 6:48 pm

    I will always remember Harry as the happiest person I know he always had a smile and the greatest laugh. God bless

  3. jack and Dot MacArthur
    May 27th, 2011 | 6:12 pm

    Harry was a wonderful man. We always enjoyed his company and know you all will miss him terribly.
    dot and jack

  4. Ed and Sue Picone
    May 28th, 2011 | 12:01 pm

    He was a great friend to all. We will always remember his quiet nature and enjoyable sense of humor. He will be missed. Our love to his family.

  5. Ted & Judy Roman
    May 28th, 2011 | 8:57 pm

    We will remember all our wonderful memories of Harry & Carol from Sea Coast Gardens and our trip to Ireland. Harry was a very special man and will be missed by all who knew him!

  6. Phil & Rhonda Alexander
    May 29th, 2011 | 11:49 am

    We have fond memories of Harry’s sense of humor and the stories of his adventures he shared during our time at Seacoast Gardens. He was a special person and will be missed. Our prayers are with his family.

  7. Dottie and Luke Lucas
    May 29th, 2011 | 12:26 pm

    Harry was a wonderful person and a great friend, we will truly miss him. He taught us so much when we first was learning to shuffle, and that is why Luke is so good now, me that is another story. Our prayers are with Carol and the family now, and hope you draw strenght from your friends and family to get you thru this very hard time.

    Love and Hugs Luke and Dottie

  8. Claire Halvey & Max K.
    May 29th, 2011 | 4:36 pm

    We will always cherish our memories of the times spent with Harry & Carol.Harry, was always ready to help. His sense of humor was unique. He would always surprise you with some truly classic comment.He will surely be missed by all of us at Sea Coast.

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