Erma Raschilla, 80, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died Monday, November 12, 2007 in Port Charlotte at Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
Erma was born on February 21, 1927 in Orange, Massachusetts to the late True Gilmore and Florence Almira (nee French) Rice. A former machine operator for the Buxton Manufacturing Company, Erma, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, moved to Florida from Feeding Hills, Massachusetts in 1986, and has been a resident of Port Charlotte since 1990.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 29 years, Joseph Raschilla of Port Charlotte; 3 sons, George Sicard of Ludlow, MA, Henry (wife Cindy) Sicard of South Hadley, MA, and Joe Sicard of New Braintree, MA; 1 daughter, Donna (husband Jim) Verrier of Newton, NJ; 1 brother, True Rice of Orange, MA; 1 sister, Arlene Wright of Northboro, MA; numerous grand and great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister.