Stanley Howard Rakita
Stanley H. Rakita, 68, passed away June 13, 2019. Stan was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on July 13, 1950 to Lester and Lillian Rakita. He moved to Tampa in 1985 with his wife and sons.
Stan was a man of many interests. One of his fondest was the Masonic Lodge. He was a 32nd degree Mason and Past Master of High Twelve Lodge. Among his many Masonic achievements were being honored with the rank and designation of Knight Commander of the Court of Honor Scottish Rite and commissioned a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He also volunteered his time and energy to various organizations such as the Boy Scouts, Indian Guides and Habitat for Humanity.
He is survived by his loving wife Linda, cherished children Steven (Jennifer), Brett Rakita and Alan Parker; beloved grandchildren, Hannah, Nate, Alex, Morgan Rakita and Rhiannon Parker as well as numerous family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to JDRF- Juvenile Diabetes in Stan's memory.
June 17, 2019
Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood; 3207 West Bearss Avenue; Tampa, Florida 33618
- Visitation – 10:45 am to 11 am
- Funeral Service – 11 am to 12 pm
Trinity Memorial Gardens; 12609 Memorial Drive; Trinity, Florida 33618
- Graveside Service – 12:30 pm to 1 pm