In memory of
Eileen Rakes
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In memory of
Eileen Rakes
Eileen Rakes AGE: 78 • Port St. Lucie, FL Eileen Rakes, 78, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016, in Florida. Born to George and Violet McMullen, Eileen was raised in South Brunswick, New Jersey and resided in Port St. Lucie for the past 28 years. Eileen had various jobs, including working in South Brunswick as a cafeteria worker and bus driver, as well as a factory worker for AMF for many years. Along with her husband Gene, she was once active in the Moose Lodge in Port St. Lucie. Eileen lived life to its fullest and had a smile for everyone. She was an avid traveler who visited many places. She loved music and dancing. Eileen loved and enjoyed her cats. She loved history of all types and enjoyed working in her yard with plants and flowers. Most cherished to Eileen was her family, especially her great-granddaughter. Eileen was preceded in death by her brother, Leroy McMullen, and grandson, Jason Schenck. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Gene Rakes; her children and their spouses, son, Kip and Mary Schenck of Port St. Lucie, Florida, daughter, Kelly Crawford-Miller and Dan Miller, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Charles and Rachelle Rakes, of Port St. Lucie, and Michael and Margaret Rakes, of New Egypt, New Jersey; along with many grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, Rowan. Visitation for friends and family will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the A.S. Cole Funeral Home, 22 North Main Street, Cranbury, NJ. Graveside services and interment will follow at Dayton Cemetery, 395 Georges Rd., Dayton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society (please make your check payable to The HSUS), 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037, or to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8516
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