Mildred "Toots" (Obusek) Rafferty



Mildred “Toots” (Obusek)

Age 83, of Washington, PA, formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017. She was born in McKeesport, a daughter of John and Mary Obusek. Mildred was the youngest of fourteen children and grew up in Port Vue. She married the love of her life, Robert J. Rafferty in 1957, and raised three children in their North Huntingdon home. Toots loved her family and her roles as wife, mother and grandmother. Some of her favorite things were butterflies, orchid flowers, and Bingo, along with her creative talents of creating beautiful images through ceramics and coloring. Mildred is predeceased by her parents, thirteen siblings and her husband. Surviving is her daughter; Karen (Greg) Burgunder of Bridgeville, two sons; Robert (Leslie) Rafferty of Ligonier and Rick (Allison) Rafferty of Lincoln University, PA and three grandsons; Nicholas Brozack, Zachary and Austin Rafferty. Service and interment will be private by the Warchol Funeral Home, Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412-221-3333). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: United Cerebral Palsy, Chester County Affiliate, 1825 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006 or Family Hospice, 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.