On April 4, Stanley Howard Raffel at 94. He is survived by daughters Barbara Raffel (Jen Higham) and Janet Rothstein (Jeffrey); grandchildren Sam Nachman (Megan) and Sara Nachman; brother Earl (Lorraine); and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife Betty (née Hornstein); son Michael; and parents Sam and Reba Raffel. He was a graduate of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute; the University of Maryland, where he became a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving most of his enlistment in China. He worked most of his career as an engineer at Westinghouse, where he retired. His lifelong interest in stamp collecting earned him many awards and honors from the Baltimore Philatelic Society.
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