Clara Rapavy

August 9, 1914 ~ March 3, 2021 (age 106)


Clara Rapavy, 106, of Schenectady, passed away at home, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  Born in Czechoslovakia, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Anna Jakubek.  Clara was a homemaker and loved her home.  She was a devoted communicant of the Church of St. Adalbert, and an active member of  St. Adalbert Altar Rosary Society.  She was very active, and participated in many church functions.  Clara was a very loving and caring person and will be missed by all.

She was predeceased by her husband John Rapavy, and sisters Stephie Zmitrowitz, and Helen Dellureficio.

Clara is survived by her brother, Ladislav Jakubek, sisters, Mary Michalak, and Hilda Zalewski.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews, and many dear friends.

A calling hour will be held on Thursday, March 11, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the DeLegge Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial to begin at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Adalbert.  Interment will follow in Sts. Cyril and Method Cemetery.

Those who wish to remember Clara in a special way may make a contribution to the Church of St. Adalbert Restoration Fund, 550 Lansing St., Schenectady, NY 12303.


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March 11, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
DeLegge Funeral Home
1346 Chrisler Ave
Schenectady, NY 12303

Mass of Christian Burial
March 11, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Adablert's Church
550 Lansing Street
Schenectady, NY 12303

Interment following funeral service
March 11, 2021

Saint Cyril's and Method Cemetery
611 Duanesburg Rd
Rotterdam, NY 12306

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