Marvin Raffelson

January 19, 1928September 12, 2021

Marvin Raffelson of Randolph, MA. Entered into rest on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 93.

Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Reuben and Bessie (Wittenberg) Raffelson. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of over 70 years, Gloria (Katzman) Raffelson. He was the loving father of Francine Mollica and her husband Steven and Marcia Holleran and her late husband Robert. Devoted brother to Herbert Raffelson and Arlene Spillberg and beloved uncle to many nieces, nephews and their children.

Marvin was the most kind and loving person, always ready to help anyone he could, listen to anyone’s thoughts and feelings, and touch you with his enormous heart. An accomplished musician, he not only graced so many with his extraordinary talent on the piano, he was a teacher of piano to many children and adults over the years.

His family, friends and students are profoundly grateful for all the gifts he gave us from his pure soul. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 23rd at 10 AM at Lindwood Memorial Park, 497 North Street, Randolph, MA.

Memorial observance will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New England Chapter, 101A First Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451 or at


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, September 23, 2021


Marvin Raffelson

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Bob Azanow

September 14, 2021

Hello Herb and Family. Its been a long time. I wanted to send my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Wishing you the very best.
Bob Azanow
Holbrook MA