Ardovino 'Artie' Racchini
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Ardonvino "Ardy" Racchini, 98, Ramsaytown Road, Brookville, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at McKinley Health Center, Brookville.
Born Jan. 17, 1914, in Conifer, he was a son of the late Joseph and Madelina Beducci Racchini. He was married to Cecilia Jacqueline "Jackie" Moore July 9, 1950, in Clarion. She preceded him in death March 11, 2001.
He had been a barber and a clock maker and repairman. He worked on lawn mowers and small engines, and also had been a coal miner and delivered coal.
He was a life member of Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 983 in Brookville and Knox Township Rod and Gun Club.
He is survived by one brother, Gelio "Skip" Racchini, Brookville, and one sister, Eleanor (Chub) Myers, Coral Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Primo "Cookie" Racchini; and two sisters, Fay Moyer and Ida Santo.
Friends were received Friday at McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville. A funeral service was held Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Garvey officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Knoxdale.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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