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Blase D. Raia

June 21, 1984 ~ December 19, 2023 (age 39) 39 Years Old

Blase Raia Obituary

June 21, 1984 – Dec 19, 2023

Blase D. Raia, 39, of Altoona, passed away Tuesday at his residence.  He was born in Altoona, son of Warren W. II and Linda J. (Bowers) Raia.  He married Brooke Zimmerman in 2022.

Surviving are a daughter, Blakely; four sons: Blase Jr, Brennan, Kamden, Easton; his parents of Altoona; a grandmother, Christine Raia; two sisters: Yetta Smith and Jolene Betar; two brothers: Warren Raia III and Brad Miller; cousins, aunts and uncles, and nieces and nephews.

Blase graduated from Altoona High School and worked as a machinist gang-leader at Norfolk Southern.

He was co-founder of Corona Lockdown Practice Tree League with his friend, Bob Welsch.

Blase enjoyed motorcycles, drag racing, hunting, bowling, and spending time with his children.

Friends will be received from 2-4pm on Tuesday Jan 2, 2024 at Salvation Army Church: 1813 6th Ave. Altoona, where a memorial service immediately follow at 4pm with Pastor Larry Fumler.

Cremation service by Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 2, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Salvation Army Church:
1813 6th Ave.
Altoona, PA 16602

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 2, 2024

4:00 PM
Salvation Army Church:
1813 6th Ave.
Altoona, PA 16602

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