|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1899|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 1955|
Hazleton Standard-Sentinel, Friday, July 8, 1955, page 14:
Andrew Racho died yesterday morning at the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Adams, 702 Chatham drive, Fairless Hills, Pa. He was born in McAdoo, a son of Anna (Kolessar) Racho and the late Andrew Racho Sr., and had resided in this city until 10 years ago. He was employed at the local Post Office for 16 years. Mr. Racho was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help church, Fairless Hills.
Surviving are his wife Anna, nee Sulety, of Bethlehem, and one daughter, Mrs. Paul Marcincin, of Bethlehem. One grandchild; his mother, Mrs. Anna Racho, of Hazleton; and the following brothers and sisters, also survive: John, of Hazleton; Mrs. Margaret Patrick, of Hazleton; Mrs. John Knoblaugh, of Bethlehem; Mrs. Walter Skernolis, of Hazleton; Mrs. John Chunko, of Drifton; George, of Hazleton; Joseph, of Hazleton; Steve, of Hazleton; Mrs. Warren Lenhardt, of Charleston, N. C.; Michael, of Hazleton; Mrs. Steve Adams, of Fairless Hills.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the Bonin Funeral Home. Requiem high mass will be celebrated in St. John's Greek Catholic church at 9 a.m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call this evening, 7 to 10, and Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m.
Hazleton Standard-Sentinel; Monday A.M., July 11, 1955; page 16:
The funeral of Andrew Racho who died Thursday at Fairless Hills, Pa., was held Saturday from the Bonin Funeral Home. Requiem high mass was celebrated in St. John's Greek Catholic church by the pastor, Very Rev. Joseph Jackanich, assisted by Rev. Paul Shogan, of Levittown. Interment was in the parish cemetery with Reverends Jackanich and Shogan giving the blessing at the grave. Pallbearers, four nephews, were: George Racho, Jr., Thomas Racho, Walter Skernolis, Jr., Emil Midlick; Andrew and Steven Dziak.
World War I draft registration card is microfilmed at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Pennsylvania, Wilkes Barre, District #10. Laborer for J.S. Wentz & Co. in Hazle Brook, PA; nearest relative is Andrew Racho (father); short height; medium build; blue eyes; light brown hair; signed September 12, 1918.
Andrew Racho (1878 - 1925)
Anna Kolessar Racho (1883 - 1969)
Anna M. Sulety Racho (1901 - 1992)*
Elizabeth R. Racho Marcincin (1926 - 2007)*
Andrew Racho (1899 - 1955)
John Racho (1902 - 1974)*
Margaret Racho Maxwell (1903 - 1979)*
Anna Racho Knoblauh (1906 - 1967)*
Elizabeth Racho Skernolis (1908 - 1957)*
Mary Racho Chunko (1910 - 1974)*
George Racho (1912 - 2004)*
Joseph G. Racho (1915 - 1970)*
Stephen Racho (1917 - 1998)*
Ione Eleanor Racho Lenhart (1919 - 2003)*
Michael Racho (1922 - 1989)*
Saint Johns Byzantine Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Sec A, Row 26
Created by: delancey23
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53110863