Rae Bakka, a longtime resident, died Monday, Nov. 9,2015 at Golden Living Center-Oak Hill in Middleboro. Rae was born December 7, 1927, in Boston, daughter of Charles and Helen Franz.
She was raised with 3 sisters, May Allen, Helen Hanson,
Claire Forbes, and a brother, John Allen, all of
whom predeceased her. Rae married the love of her life, Robert "Bob" Bakka,
in 1951. He preceded her in death July 30, 2000,
leaving her broken hearted. She had several lifelong
friends, her closest, Dotty Glassford passed away
unexpectedly this past February.
Rae's door was always open to family, friends and
neighbors, she loved to entertain.
Rae liked crafts, puzzles, and painting, but her favorite
pastime was watching old black and white movies.
She loved the dancing. She became an immediate fan
of Dancing With the Stars. Rae also had a tremendous love
for animals. She is survived by several nieces,
nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews who are scattered from Massachusetts to Florida. At her request, there were no services. Rae was buried with Bob at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, November 10, 2015.