Frank W. Rabits

Date of Death: 6/26/2020

Frank W. Rabits

Jan. 29, 1937 – June 26, 2020

Frank W. Rabits, 83, Altoona, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Ganister, son of the late Stephen and Anna (Thomas) Rabits.  

He is survived by two sons: Craig Rabits and Christopher Rabits, both of Altoona; a daughter, Jennifer Rabits of State College; two grandchildren: Patrick and Phillip; a sister, Ruth Tancos of Cortland, OH and his former wife, Virginia (Cassarly) Rabits of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by sons: Stephen and Patrick; brothers: Pete, Nick, John, and Mike; and sisters: Helen Kinkella and Mary Jane Smith.

Frank was a 1955 graduate of Williamsburg High School.  He spent his 52-year career as owner and operator of Altoona Exxon, Rabits Auto Center, Ryder Truck Rental, and Budget Truck Rental.

Frank was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and the Catholic War Veterans Club.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.

Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m., Sunday, June 28, 2020 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602 where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, Fr. Alan Thomas, celebrant. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.



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