James D. Raab, 42, of Vestal passed away November 12, 2015 after an extended illness. He was predeceased by grandfathers Willis Livingston and James F. Raab. He is survived by wife Samantha, parents: James G. and Linda Raab and Karen and David Bernardo, grandmothers: Patricia Livingston, Marjorie Raab, and Dorothy Bernardo. He is also survived by his children James A. (Heather) Raab, Sarah Raab, five siblings Julie (Joe) Hrobak, Brenda Lynch, Jason Raab, Kyle (Jennifer) Raab, and Kerry Raab, as well as the mothers of his children: Kristen Severi and Jessica Beadle. He also has several nieces and nephews. James was a 13 year employee of Achieve. He loved his children dearly. He also had a love for cats, dogs, drum corp., and marching band. James will be missed dearly.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 3 pm from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott with Pastor Joe Wickman officiating. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Sunday from 1 pm until time of service at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Vestal Band Aides or Coburn Free Library in Owego.