Fred C. Raffensperger, a long-time member of Grace Church of Lititz, Pa., died on Sunday, February 12. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 18 at Grace Church of Lititz. A portion of the obituary appears below. Click here for the complete obituary, appearing in Lancaster Online.
Fred C. Raffensperger, Sr., 91, of Manheim, PA, formerly of Adams County, went to be with his heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Heart of Lancaster Medical Center in Lititz due to complications of pneumonia following a brief illness. Fred was the son of the late Emory E., Sr. and Nora Heiges Raffensperger. His first wife, Edith Henderson Raffensperger, died in 1984 and his second wife, Ethel Henderson Raffensperger, died in 2008.
Fred attended Grace Church of Lititz since 1977 where he faithfully visited members of the church who could no longer attend services. In 1938, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at a revival meeting at Mount Olivet United Brethren Church in Guernsey and was baptized in nearby Possum Creek. He and Edith rededicated their lives to Christ in 1950 at a Youth for Christ meeting in Gettysburg lead by the late Percy Crawford.
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