Carmelita R. Rauch

Lily of the Valley

YORK – Carmelita “Babe” R. Rauch, 83, of York, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late John F. Rauch, Jr. who passed away on October 18, 1987.

Carmelita was born August 11, 1934 in Hagerstown, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Roy and Mary (Golden) Shetron.

Along with her husband John, Carmelita was the co-owner of Rauch’s Service Center in Emigsville for over 30 years. She was a former member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Emigsville. Carmelita enjoyed and loved being with her family.

Carmelita is survived by her two daughters, Karen Lehr and her husband Roland “Sonny” of York , Sheryl Pickerill and her husband Ronald of York; four grandchildren, Travis Lehr and his wife Abigail, Chad Lehr and his wife Lindsey, John Pickerill and Angela Pickerill; four great grandchildren, Mackenna, Everett, Camilla and Ellie Lehr. Mrs. Rauch was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Lung Association, 3001 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA. 17011

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