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Joseph S. Raffaele

October 5, 1989 ~ May 12, 2018 (age 28)

Joseph S. Raffaele, 28, of 213 S. Broad St., Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, PA on Saturday (May 12, 2018) morning. He was born October 5, 1989 in Coudersport, PA a son of Janet Schloder Raffaele, Emporium, PA and the late Michael Raffaele. Joe attended Cameron County High School and then worked for Sheetz for several years. He currently was working at Fox's Pizza in Emporium. He enjoyed playing video games and spending time with his friends. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his girlfriend, Dionna Orner, Emporium; brother, Michael Keefer, Emporium; numerous, aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Donna Moffitt Noto; Maternal Grandparents, LaVerne and Kathryn DeCarli Schloder. A Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday (May 16, 2018) at 12:00 PM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation with video tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Wednesday, one hour prior to the Service. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to help support the family. No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.

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