Preston Ray Rauch, 36

December 26, 2010

JUNE 25, 1974-DEC. 15, 2010

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — Preston Ray Rauch, 36, of Clearfield, Pa., died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010.

He was born June 25, 1974, in Tucson, Ariz., the son of Thomas "Spanky" and Mona (Wood) Rauch of Clearfield.

Preston was a heavy-equipment operator, having been employed by Maxwell Trucking, State College, Pa.

He was Methodist by faith, and was a member of the Sons of Italy and the Clearfield Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Preston, in warm weather, liked to ride his motorcycle. He also enjoyed traveling, football, softball and baseball, and liked to hang out with "The Crew."


Preston is survived by his parents and a fiancée, Angela J. Brantner of Clearfield; a brother, Robby Inguagiato and his wife, Heather, of Clearfield; two nieces, Maci Bloom and Deziray Inguagiato; two nephews, Bobby and Zane Inguagiato; and a great-nephew, Curtis Alan Martell.

He was preceded in death by his son, Preston Ray Rauch II, who passed away Aug. 2, 2005; his maternal grandparents, Lorraine and Merle McKendrick; and his paternal grandparents, Ruth and Thomas Rauch.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Colonial Sports Bar and Grill, 14130 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.

The family suggest that memorial contributions be made to Shriners Hospital, c/o Jaffa Temple, P.O. Box 1984, Altoona, PA 16603.

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