John O’Rawe

Published 5:29 pm Tuesday, August 18, 2020

John O’Rawe, 81, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at his home in Surry. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sabina O’Rawe.  Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Terri O’Rawe; three sons, Ed Wedge (Renee), John R. O’Rawe (Angie), Daniel O’Rawe (Sharon); daughter, Jeannine Russell (Jeff); brother, Richard O’Rawe; sisters, Sabina Schwalji, Catherine DeDomenico, and Patricia Hinton; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

John retired after 20 years of service from the U.S. Navy. During his service, he was a submarine nuclear machinist mate. After retiring from the Navy, John worked as an instructor at Dominion Energy. He will be buried with honors at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemtery.

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