Raymond Grant Pokraka
1930 - 2014
Resident of Sunnyvale
Beloved husband of 60 years to Ruth Pokraka of Sunnyvale, and devoted father to Linda Pokraka Joy and Gary Pokraka entered into rest on January 24, 2014. Raymond was born in Brocton, MA in 1930, the youngest of ten children. He is survived by his sister, Thelma Bibbo. He served in the U.S. Air Force, from 1948-1952, during the Korean War. Raymond graduated from North Eastern University in Boston in 1959. In 1961, Ray and Ruthie movie to Santa Clara County, California, where he lived for most of the rest of his life. Ray worked in the aerospace industry for forty years. Twenty of those years were at Applied Technology- Litton. Raymond's grandchildren, Grant, Kaitlyn and Justine were the light of his life.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00a.m at Church of the Resurrection, 725 Cascade Drive, Sunnyvale CA 94087.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4, 2014