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John Christian Rauh, 73, of Goochland, Virginia passed away peacefully on February 1st, 2023. John was originally from Salamanca, New York. He was one of ten children born to James and Pirettae Rauh. He is survived by his loving wife Janice Rauh of 40 plus years, his daughter Melissa Acosta (Mike), stepdaughter Sharon Thomas; his grandchildren: Mikalya Acosta, Jace Ellett, Courtney Thomas, Dylan Clark and Hunter Clark, his sisters Janine, Nancy, Michelle and Katheryn and his first wife Sherri who is the mother of Melissa and Jennifer. He is preceded in death by his beautiful, loving daughter Jennifer Rauh Ellett, stepson Tony Thomas, his sisters Danniel, Christina, Joelle and brothers Steve and Jim.
John was a loving father and brother. He was a kind caring man who was a master of his trade as a carpenter. He worked on many historical homes bringing them up to today’s standards while keeping their true historical charm.
John’s Passions in life were his family, art, gardening, and furniture making, He will be truly missed and will live on in our hearts forever.
A memorial service will be held at the Norman Funeral Chapel, 2982 River Road West, Goochland, VA on Saturday, February 25th at 11am.