Stanetsky Memorial Chapel

1668 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA


Herbert Raphael

April 1, 1928July 29, 2019

RAPHAEL, Herbert of Marlborough, formerly of Framingham, entered into rest July 29, 2019. Dear husband of the late Roberta (Kagno) Raphael. Devoted father of Faithe and her husband Robert Haimer of Los Angeles, CA, Dani Markman and her husband Elliot Markman of Los Angeles, CA, and the late Bruce Raphael. Loving brother of Barbara and Neil Henschel of Boca Raton, FL, and Lenox, MA. Cherished grandfather of Wynn Haimer, Ian Haimer, and Hailey Markman. Graveside services will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 at 1 PM at Hebrew Volin Cemetery 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury, MA.

Born in Boston, Herbert lived in Framingham most of his life, moving to Marlborough in 2002. He was the owner and operator of Raphael’s Army and Navy Supply Store in Framingham founded by his father in 1933. His store supplied uniforms for the Gulf War in the early 90’s and he received a Letter of Commendation from President Clinton. He also supplied props for the movie “Mystic River”, supplied tactical gear for the MA State Police, including for the Democratic National Committee Convention in Boston. A graduate of the University of Illinois (1950), he was also a member of Knights of Pythias, the Metropolitan Opera Assoc. and the Gardener’s Club of Weston.

In memory of Herbert, donations my be made to Friends of the Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702.

Arrangements entrusted to Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 1668 Beacon St., Brookline, MA. www.stanetskybrookline.com


  • Graveside Service Friday, August 2, 2019

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