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Ernest J. Racicot

October 16, 1932 ~ November 23, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Ernest Racicot Obituary

Whitinsville-Ernest (Ernie) Joseph Racicot, 91, of Heritage Dr., passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 23, 2023 at Blackstone Valley Health and Rehab after a period of declining health. 

        He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Cecilia J. (St. Martin) Racicot. He also leaves 3 children, Mary Legg and her husband James of The Villages, FL, Deborah Boyd of Dudley, and Laurie McGonigle and her husband Sean of Milford; 5 grandchildren, Heather West, Jonathan Dawe, Shelby Fortin, Kaitlyn Legg, and Andrew Legg; 5 great-grandchildren, Avery, Ayden, Chloe, Noah, and Thomas, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Donald, Earl, and Florence Racicot. 

        Born in Whitinsville on October 16, 1932, he was the son of Joel A. and Mabel F. (Skeary) Racicot and was a lifelong resident of Whitinsville. Educated in the Northbridge public schools, Ernest went on to serve in the U.S Army during the Korean War era, and was honorably discharged as a Corporal. Ernie worked nearly forty years for the former Whitin Machine Works and retired in 1987. 

        Ernie was a true gentle man and loved his family wholeheartedly. He enjoyed family vacations, walks with his wife, the ocean, cruising, the New England Patriots, and playing Flight Simulator.

        As to his wishes, services will be privately held at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ernest’s memory may be made to: the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor, 17 Chicago, IL 60601. . To leave a condolence message for his family please visit:

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