Rae Elise Varbero, age 87, of Philadelphia, PA, formerly of Elm, NJ, passed away on Sunday December 23, 2018. Beloved mother of Cecelia Rae Varbero and Richard A. (Lori) Varbero. Proud grandmother of Marissa DeSouza, Adrianna Varbero, and Celso DeSouza, Jr; great-grandmother of Lilliana Nicoletti. Loving sister of the late Richard Novinger. Dear aunt of Lucinda Novinger. Best friend of the late Joan Miller. She is also survived and will be sadly missed by her favorite hound dog from Idaho, Ben.
Rae was born in Millersburg, PA and resided in Elm, NJ before moving to Philadelphia about 8 years ago. She was an accomplished nurse at several area hospitals. She loved traveling with all of her friends, and she will be missed by all who knew her.
Cremation and services will be held privately under the direction of the Leroy P. Wooster Funeral Home and Crematory, Atco, NJ.