Michael Vincent Rakowski, 90, of Berryville, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center.
Mr. Rakowski was born April 4, 1921 in Mattituck, Long Island, New York, the son of Alexander and Lena Shimenowski Rakowski.
He was retired from Grumman Air & Space.
He had served in the U. S. Marines Corp.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina; and the Clarke County Historical Society.
He married Jeanne Carol Moody Rakowski on June 25, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Surviving with his wife is his sister, Frances Rakowski of Tuckerton, New Jersey.
His son, Michael Ronald Rakowski, brothers, Joe Rakowski, Bruno Rakowski, John J. Rakowski and Charles Rakowski and sisters, Anna Digan and Mary Poole preceded him in death.
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville.