Marlene Raffety, 85, of Fresno, has received the VFW’s National Outstanding Volunteer award for her service at the Fresno VA hospital. Raffety, who was born in Germany and came to the U.S., where she married a Merced bus driver and settled in Fresno, has been volunteering for 12 years, starting after her husband died.
Marlene Raffety, 85, of Fresno, has received the VFW’s National Outstanding Volunteer award for her service at the Fresno VA hospital. Raffety, who was born in Germany and came to the U.S., where she married a Merced bus driver and settled in Fresno, has been volunteering for 12 years, starting after her husband died. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Marlene Raffety, 85, of Fresno, has received the VFW’s National Outstanding Volunteer award for her service at the Fresno VA hospital. Raffety, who was born in Germany and came to the U.S., where she married a Merced bus driver and settled in Fresno, has been volunteering for 12 years, starting after her husband died. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Longtime Fresno VA hospital volunteer known for ‘red coat’ honored by VFW

September 17, 2016 02:37 PM

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