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Peter F. Rapp

January 6, 1945 - December 25, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: December 30, 2020

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Peter Fernand Rapp, 75, of Honesdale, died on Friday, December 25, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sally M. (Justice) Rapp. The couple married on July 6, 1968.

Born on January 6, 1945 in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Louis Alfred and Barbara (Schurr) Rapp. He was a graduate of Narrowsburg High School, class of 1962. Following high school, he joined the US Navy serving until 1965.

Peter worked for many years at Moore Business forms in Honesdale. Before retiring he worked at Waste Management and drove truck for several years.

He appreciated the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Also surviving is his son Peter E. Rapp and wife Michele of Hampstead, NC; his daughter Jill Brace and husband Chris of Bellefonte, PA; his brother George Rapp and wife Patricia of Hauppauge, NY; sisters Claudine Munich of Indialantic, FL and Betty Ann Essleman of Cochecton, NY; grandchildren Evan Michael Rapp and Steven Andrew Rapp; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law August Munich and Robert Essleman.

Peters family would like to thank his caregivers, Kim and Mark Hodder, Helen Dahlgren, Jessica Tuttle and Margaret McDonald of Wayne Memorial Home Health, nurses Anna Harcum, Christine Ostrow, Ellen Gallik and Mary Ellen Douglas and hospice nurse Charlene Whitmore.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 30th at Keen Cemetery, 21 Elk Lake Drive, Waymart at 11 am. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale.

Memorial contributions can be made to Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park St. Honesdale, PA 18431.