Raphael leaves in the deepest pain children Grace with her husband Craig, Anna with her husband David and John with his wife Cathy; grandchildren Lisa with her husband Patrick, Joel David, Samantha, Jess and Darcy; The Jetsons Charlee, Oliver and Evelyn; the brothers Giovanni and his wife Silvia, Lina with husband John, pink, Assunta and Carmelina, all with their families, relatives and friends near and far.
The Holy Rosary will be recited Sunday, May 28, 2017, at 5.30 p.m. in Orlando Abbey Chapel Funerals, 238 Settlement Road Thomastown.
Requiem mass will be celebrated Monday, May 29, 2017, at 1.00 p.m., at the Church of St Matthew, 95 William Street, Fawkner North. When finished, the funeral cortege will proceed to the cemetery of Fawkner, 1187 Sydney Road, Fawkner.
In lieu of flowers will be appreciated donations in favour of Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre. The envelopes will be available at the Church.
The family would like to thank all those who have been of comfort and how many attend religious services.
Rest in peace