Raphael Mordecai Barish, 87, of Plymouth Meeting, died November 1, 2022, after a brief illness. Raphael is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosalie Schwartz Barish, and his daughter, Lauri Barish. He was predeceased by his son, Marc Barish. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph Barish. He was the son of the late Marie and Benjamin Barish.
Raphael was blessed with a beautiful tenor voice and enjoyed a lifelong love of music and the arts. He and his family traveled extensively, most notably nearly twenty trips to Israel, where he frequently led group tours for Philadelphians.
He served as president of the Independence Lodge #2992 of B’nai B’rith.
Services and interment will be private. Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.