Raymond J. Hufnagel Sr. 1913 - 2008

Raymond J. Hufnagel Sr., 95, of Hanover, Pa., died, June 3, 2008, at Genesis Health Care Center in Gettysburg, Pa. He was the husband of Mary G. (Lawrence) Hufnagel, who died Jan. 28, 2005.

In 1954, Ray sold his business in Pennsylvania and took his wife and two sons to Tucson. For 10 years, Ray worked as a salesman for the Arizona Hardware Wholesale Supply Co. He then became the manager of the winter resort in Tucson known as Christopher Square Inn, where he worked until the time of this retirement in 1972. He and his wife then became "snowbirds" spending the winter months at their home in Jerome and retuning to their roots in Pennsylvania during the summer. Ray continued daily activities at the farm until he was 91 years old.

Surviving are one son, Wayne P. Hufnagel (Rosalie) of Springfield, Va.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 5, 2008, at Sacred Heart Basilica, Hanover, Pa., with Rev. Lawrence J. McNeil officiating. Burial was Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in honor of Raymond may be made to Sacred Heart Basilica, 30 Basilica Drive, Hanover, PA 17331.

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