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Arthur J. Rakita Sr.

Arthur J. Rakita Sr. passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at his home. Born in Philadelphia, Pa son of the late Arthur C. and Gladys Rakita, he has been a Trevose resident for the past 15 years. Mr. Rakita retired after 35 years as a Mechanic from Edgecomb Steel.

Arthur had a passion for life. He enjoyed music and classic cars. The thing he was most passionate about was being around his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved being a grandpop and being with his grandchildren. He was involved in his family's life on a daily basis. Everybody affectionately called him POP, even all of his family's friends. His enthusiasm for life always brought a smile to whoever he was around. He will be sadly missed.

He is survived by 2 sons; Arthur Rakita Jr. and his wife, Kim, and Adam Rakita and his fiancée, Dee Coyne, 3 grandchildren; Brittany, Jennifer and John Rakita, 1 brother; Rick Rakita, 1 sister, Ruth Flite and her husband, Bill along with several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Sunday, February 15, 2015, 1:30pm at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. Interment, private. Friends may call 12 Noon until time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Girls and Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010.