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Raymond M. Sobczak, age 89, of Port Vue, PA, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2023, at Grandview Estates in Elizabeth Township. He was the son of the late Walter and Nellie Sobczak. Ray was preceded in death by his wife Mary “Mitzi,” son Andrew “Phil,” brother Jacob “Jack,” and daughter-in-law Lynn (Dennis) Sobczak. Ray truly loved his long career as an elevator construction/maintenance technician. Ray enjoyed playing cards, especially with the Glassport Lucky 7 Card Club, bowling, and Port Vue Old Timers Softball. He belonged to the former St. Mary Czestochowa Church in McKeesport and was a member of Port Vue Sons of the American Legion. Ray was also a proud member of the Port Vue Fire Department. He was the oldest member of the department with close to 70 years of service and was honored with the 50-Year Life Member award in 2008. Ray is survived by his son, Dennis, and daughter-in-law, Beverly of Elizabeth Twp.; four grandchildren, Mathew (Kelly), Jonathan (Tara), Curt (Corina) Sobczak, and Erica (Bryan) Macuga; eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Sophie Sobczak of Port Vue, PA, and nephews, nieces, and cousins. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory, 2703 O’Neil Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132, on Monday, July 24, 2023, from 6 to 9 p.m and on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Saints Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Township, PA, with the Reverend Thomas A. Wagner as celebrant. Interment will follow in New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles, PA. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com. Chris Odasso, Supervisor