J. Blair Raftree

Date of Death: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

Cpl, USMC He loved God, and now he's with him and loved ones who have passed. Beloved husband of Barbara, nee Anderson for 49 years; devoted father of Teri (Charlie Roberts), John R. (Jessica); loving grandpa of Shyanne Roberts and the late Michelle, loving master of past animals; fond son of the late John Blair and Vivian, nee Boberg; lover of all things Irish: his great grandpa Matthew was born in Ahascragh, Galway. Graduate of St. Joseph Military, St. Gregory HS, C-61, attended many colleges-taught swimming as did his dad- WSI-Red Cross authorized. Longtime member of IAHC, 30+yrs. Usher at St. Francis Borgia Parish. Private Funeral Mass at SFB after cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to PAWS or Masses preferred.

Visitation: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Interment: 
Private

Guestbook

Sandra Cottrill
My heart goes out to the family for your loss. My your memories of your life together being you peace. Love to all. Teri and Charlie's WVMOM
Dan Desmond
SFMF! You are dismissed MARINE!!! You've served proudly............
Kathy Ellison Golub
Went to St.Greg’s with Blair. Went with Dan Desmond. We all had a great time together and Blair was a lot of fun. So very sorry for your loss.
Jeff & Lesley Clyde
So sorry for your loss.
Dorie Bartolome Schaffer
I graduated with Blair, I loved his sense of humor and his kindness. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all. God bless all of you.
Maryann Gloms
I’m so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers
Rick Owens
Rick Owens
Vince and Helen Byrne
We are so sorry for your loss and want to apologize for not being there with you tonight. Vince planned on coming but as it turned out we are at the ER waiting for test results to come back for him. God bless you and your family.
Tami Overall and family
May peace and comfort be with you all during this time in your lives. My sincerest condolences .
Dawn cunningham
Hello Barbara and family I’m so sorry for your loss Barbara, had I seen this a day earlier I would have come to see you Your in my prayers Miss you
William Gavin
Barb, We were so sorry to learn of Blair's death. It was good that you and family were able to be with him. Take care and know that our love and prayers are flowing your way.
Kathy (Gordnic) Campbell
Stunned & Saddened by the news of Blair's passing. Heaven's claimed another blessing.