YORK Rafael Escobar, Jr., 66, transitioned from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Manor Care North. He was the husband of Charlotte (Lowman) Escobar with whom they celebrated 40 years of marriage. Rafael was born in Harlem, N.Y. on May 1, 1948, to Mary Pinto and the late Rafael Escobar, Sr. Rafael was a teacher and earned two Master's Degrees in Education and he was a Veteran of the United States Navy. In Ralph's spare time, he enjoyed raising pigeons, reading and watching DVDs. In addition to his loving wife Charlotte, he leaves to cherish his memories, three sons, Ernest Che Escobar, David Michael Escobar and Joseph Gabriel Escobar; a daughter, Angela Rica Hawkins; a brother, Robert Escobar; three grandchildren, Lilliana, Ella and Lilah; and a host of other family members and friends. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Boulding Mortuary Inc., 471 Madison Ave., York, PA 17404 from 6 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 231 S. Beaver St., York, PA 17403. Mass will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be prior and at the convenience of the family. Boulding Mortuary, Inc. is handling arrangements. www.bouldingmortuary inc.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 25, 2014