Please Remember Richard Raschio in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom August 2, 20131 Comment Please remember in your prayers Dr. Richard Raschio, 66, associate professor emeritus in the Modern and Classical Languages Department at St. Thomas. Raschio taught Spanish here from 1981 to 2010. He passed away suddenly in his sleep on July 31.Visitation will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Willerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul. Memorials may be directed to the Animal Humane Society, Sierra Club or the Project for the People of Paraguay. View the obituary here. One Response Hilda Kachmar August 6, 2013 I will certainly remember Richard in my prayers. He was a wonderful colleague and mentor. God have him in his care and may his family be consoled.