Raymond T. Taufkirch, 90 of Moon Township passed on Sunday November 25, 2018. Born April 11, 1928 in Pittsburgh, son of the late William and Mary (Brender) Taufkirch; Beloved husband of 55 yrs to Mary (Egan) Taufkirch; father of Michael (Michelle Fontana) Taufkirch of Mt. Lebanon, Pa; grandfather of Jackson Taufkirch; brother of the late Mary, Anna, Betty, Rita, William, Robert and Joseph. Ray was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean War as part of the 45th Infantry Division, the Thunderbirds. He was a member of the VFW Coraopolis Post 402 and St. Margaret Mary Church. Ray had a passion for baseball, playing for many years in Pittsburgh’s East End and later, coaching youth baseball in Moon Township. He was a kind man and a true gentleman. Services are private. Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with military honors accorded. In lieu of flowers, family suggest donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Miracle League of Moon Township, miraclesinmoon.org in his memory.