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Emily G. Raiguel

Obituary for Emily G. Raiguel

December 6, 1946 - December 23, 2017
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania | Age 71


Emily G. Raiguel, of Willow Grove, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at her residence. She was 71 years old. Emily was born on December 6, 1946 to the late George and Jean (nee Kahlbaum) Gwilliam in Philadelphia, Pa. She was the wife to David C. Raiguel and together they shared 44 years of marriage. Emily was a graduate of Neshaminy High School and then obtained her RN license from the former Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, now part of Drexel University and then went on to obtain her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973 and then received her Masters Degree in Public Health from Beaver College, now Arcadia University. Emily retired as a nurse from the Philadelphia School District, however, she remained a skilled nurse even giving advice and visiting people in nursing homes after she retired.

Emily was a member of Crossroads Fellowship Church in Willow Grove and sang in the Church Choir there. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, and traveling with her husband and her family.

In addition to her husband, Emily is survived by her two daughters, Katherine and Marie Raiguel as well as her sister Catherine (Marshall) Rouleau. Emily is also survived by two nephews, Jason and Jarrett Raiguel.

Relatives and friends are invited to Emily's Life Celebration memorial service on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Crossroads Fellowship Church 1400 N. Hills Ave. Willow Grove, PA 19090.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Emily's name may be made to the Montgomery County SPCA at or the American Diabetes Association at

Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, 1-800-GIVNISH.

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