MONTVALE, N.J. -- An Irish wake was scheduled for Monday, Jan. 4 for Mark Rahl at Davey's Irish Pub & Restaurant, where he tended bar for 30 years.
"We are all devastated over the loss of our friend and long-time employee, Mark Rahl," owner Tommy Davey posted Tuesday afternoon on Facebook. "Over the past 30 years, his hilarious storytelling and infectious smile became the 'face' of Davey's...and we realize that most of our customers are grieving as much as we are."
The Irish wake, set to begin at 5 p.m., will be "an opportunity for all of his friends, family and coworkers to get together and celebrate his life, share stories and pictures and 'raise a glass' to how fortunate we all are to have known Mark," Davey said.
"All of us here at Davey's miss Mark immensely," he added, "but we are sure of one thing...That inside the walls of this Pub, Mark's Spirit will forever be smiling upon us and laughing along with us hooligans.. and serving us the Deliciz Booze!!"
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours were scheduled from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Moritz Funeral Home, 98 Route 303, Tappan, NY. A funeral Mass is at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28 at Our Lady of Mercy Church on Fremont Avenue in Park Ridge.
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