Thomas K. Raiker

June 10, 1964 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 53)
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Thomas K. May 29, 2018. Age 53. Loving husband of Christine (nee Burke). Devoted father of Ryan Michael Raiker. Dear brother of Joseph and cherished nephew of Stephen Raiker and Marie Listman.  Beloved Son-in-Law of Michael and Rosemarie Burke.  Also survived by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. Tom attended North Catholic High School for Boys. Following High School, he joined the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 835 and remained a member for more than 35 years.  He loved the game of hockey and was a devoted Philadelphia Sports fan.  He was an active member in the community and an elected Democratic Committeeman.

Relatives, friends & members of the 57th Ward are invited to his viewing Mon eve 5-8 PM and funeral Tues 9-10 AM at T.J. Fluehr Funeral Home 11010 Knights Rd. Funeral Mass 10:30 AM at St. Katherine of Siena Church 9700 Frankford Avenue. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. To share a memory of Tom, please visit

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the T. Raiker Scholarship Fund, a memorial fund that will support the future education of youth in our community. Donations can be sent to P.O. BOX 63222, Philadelphia PA 19114-8222


Donations may be made to:

T. Raiker Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 63222, Philadelphia PA 19114-8222

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