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Elsie C. Rave

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POQUOSON - Elsie C. Rave, 91, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2014 at Dominion Village at Poquoson, where she had resided since 2006. A native of New York, she was a resident of Richmond, Virginia for 42 years, and where she was a member of River Road United Methodist Church. A consummate homemaker, Elsie spent much of her time volunteering at St. Mary's Hospital and contributing her talents to the Sunshine Circle to raise funds for the Richmond Children's Hospital. She was a member of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and a supporter of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Thomas A. Rave, Jr.; her brother, Howard E. Schoeffling; and her parents, Edward and Florence Schoeffling. She is survived by her daughter, Pam Hall (Steve) of Poquoson; two grandchildren, Meredith Moomaw (Scott) of Harrisonburg, VA, and Ryan Hall (Sarah) of Wheaton, IL; and one great grandchild, Mollie Moomaw. Another great grandchild is expected in April. A Memorial Service, officiated by Chaplain Melodee Johnson, will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, 836 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson, VA. The family will receive friends at 5 Cheryl Circle, Poquoson, immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Community Care, 1064 C-2 Loftis Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . "The family wishes to thank all the wonderful caregivers at Dominion Village at Poquoson and Hospice Community Care for all their love and support."
Published in Daily Press on Feb. 27, 2014
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