Henry W. Rakoski, Jr.

  • Born: October 27, 1947
  • Died: December 16, 2019
  • Location: Woodlyn, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Henry W. "Hank" "Dupie" Rakoski, Jr. passed away peacefully on December 16, 2019 at the age of 72. Longtime resident of Woodlyn.

Beloved husband of Joan. Devoted father of Sean Wells, Warren (Rebecca) Rakoski, Jill (Christopher) Scaggs and Stacey Dawson. Also survived by his grandchildren Tyler, Hannah, Caroline, Sarah and Annemarie.

He retired in 2005 as the K9 Sergeant after 24 years of service with the Septa Transit Police. Hank had a special love for all dogs and was a lifelong Steelers fan.

Services and Int. Private.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Joan, just heard the news. We are so sorry for your loss. Hank was one of the good guys and true gentlemen. Thoughts and prayers to Hank, you, and your family. God bless, Paul & Gina Reynolds

Posted by Paul & Gina Reynolds - Cape May Court House, NJ - Friend   December 28, 2019

"Sending lots of love to all of you at this most difficult time."

Posted by Jillian Nolan - prospect park pa, PA - Friend   December 17, 2019

What a super nice guy. Hank will be missed by his Florida friends peg and Bill kepner

Posted by Bill & peg Kepner - Beverly Hills, FL - Friend   December 17, 2019


So glad we got to meet you, if only once or twice. Blessings to Joan and the family. Go with God.

Posted by Judy Greig - Lehighton, PA - Family Friend   December 16, 2019

Joan sorry for your loss.Prayers going out to you and your family.

Posted by Elaine Robb - Philadelphia, PA - Coworker   December 16, 2019

Our hearts are saddened. We have so many good memories of our travels together and Corky has many good memories of the times spent together as children, teens and young men. You will be missed.

Posted by Corky and Karen Greco - Pittsburgh, PA - Friend   December 16, 2019

Sending lots of love to all of you at this most difficult time.

Posted by Kim and Madison Yezuita    December 16, 2019

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