Mary Cecelia Raba
March 12, 1952- December 4, 2015
Mary Cecelia Raba “Nona”, 63 of Waldorf, MD passed away on December 4, 2015 in LaPlata, MD. She was born on March 12, 1952 in LaPlata, MD to the late Theresa Elder Dyer and Julian Gardiner Dyer. She was the loving wife to Oscar Raba, III whom she married on October 10, 1970 in Elkton, MD and he preceded her in death.
Mary graduated from Archbishop Neal School in 1970 and went on to graduate from Charles Co. Community College in 1989 with an AA degree in Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse at Charles Regional Medical Center where she worked for over 23 years. Mary belonged to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, and spoiling her granddaughter’s.
She is survived by her children, Scott Raba (Rachel) of Rockville, MD, Ryan Raba of LaPlata, MD, and Brandy Vitielliss (Nick) of Waldorf, MD; grandchildren, Gabriella Raba, and Hayden Vitielliss; siblings, Eleanor Adams of Valrico, FL, Brenda Dodson (David) of LaPlata, MD, Richard Dyer (Mary Jo) of LaPlata, MD, Susan Gardiner of North Hutchinson Island, FL, Michael Dyer (Kim) of New York, NY, Brian Dyer of Faulkner, MD, and Nancy Thompson (Hoover) of Bel Alton, MD, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Scott Raba, Nicholas Vitielliss, Kevin Gardiner, Brady Dodson, Andrew Conklin, and Jeff Hancher. Honorary Pallbearers were Ryan Raba, Richard Dyer, Michael Dyer, and Brian Dyer.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015