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Joseph M. Rake

January 30, 1935 April 22, 2019
Joseph M. Rake
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Obituary for Joseph M. Rake

Joseph M. Rake, age 84 years, of Flemington, NJ, died Monday, April 22, 2019, at Hunterdon Care Center, Raritan Township, NJ.

Born in Flemington, NJ, January 30, 1935, son of the late Albert and Elsie Rake, he had formerly resided in Toms River, NJ and in Whiting, NJ, before returning to the Flemington area this year.

Joe was a US Army veteran who loved driving anywhere and anytime and was also a former member of the Sergeantsville Fire Co.

Joe was formerly employed by Mannon Excavating, Flemington, NJ before retiring. After retiring, he was employed as a bus driver.

His wife, Mary Burd Rake, died in 2015, and a daughter and a granddaughter, Doris Rake and Kathryn Haney, also died in 2015.

Surviving are three daughters, Donna Gresko of Bordentown, NJ, Eleanor Fama of Philadelphia, PA. and Elsie Fleming of Upper Black Eddy, PA; four brothers, Leslie Rake of Whiting, NJ, Ronald Rake in PA, Allen Rake of Florida, and Wayne Rake of Phillipsburg, NJ; a sister, Nancy Ramsby of PA.; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 26, 2019, at 12 Noon in the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ. Interment with Military Honors will be in Harbourton Cemetery, Harbourton, NJ. Calling hours will be Friday 10:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive Flemington, NJ.

For further information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.holcombefisher.com


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Visitation

Friday

26

Apr

10:00 AM 4/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home

147 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822

Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home
147 Main Street Flemington 08822 NJ
United States

Service

Friday

26

Apr

12:00 PM 4/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home

147 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822

Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home
147 Main Street Flemington 08822 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Harbourton Cemetery Final Resting Place

1516 Harbourton Rocktown Rd
Lambertville, NJ 08530

1516 Harbourton Rocktown Rd Lambertville 08530 NJ
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hunterdon Hospice

215 Route 31 South
Flemington, NJ 08822
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