Jeffrey D. Raiber, of Woodward Ave., Springville, passed away Tuesday August 7, 2018 in Springville at the age of 65.
He was born October 5, 1952 in Buffalo, New York a son of Marie (nee Arndt) Raiber Heitman and the late Douglas Raiber. He was a graduate of Springville Griffith Institute and was a member of St. Aloysius Church, Springville. He was a machinist for Sotek in Blasdell, New York and in his retirement worked at the Springville Hardware. He enjoyed reading, playing solitaire, but, mostly loved the time spent with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife - Sandra (nee Fox) Raiber whom he married February 9, 1974; his mother - Marie Heitman of Machias; son - Brent (Kelly) Raiber of Springville; daughter - Dr. Lisa (James) Alister of Meadville, PA; nine grandchildren - Liam, Braeden, Declan, Finley, Rowan, Evan, Nicholas, Andrew, Jeremy; sister-in-law - Barbara (Dennis) Pearce of Springville; sister - Michelle (Lee) Duerr of Sardinia; sister-in-law - Marg Raiber of East Concord and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; a sister-in-law - Janet Krzes and siblings - Larry, Dana, Candice Raiber and Leland Heitman.
Friends may call Friday August 10, 2018 from 4-8 pm at Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday August 11, 2018 at 10 am in St. Aloysius Church, 190 Franklin St., Springville with Rev. Lawrence Cobel officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Springville Volunteer Fire Department, 405 W. Main St., Springville, 14141.