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Louis Racke, Jr.

February 18, 1944 — December 6, 2023

Kennedy Township



Louis E. "Lou" Racke, Jr., age 79, of Kennedy Township, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday December 6, 2023 while surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband of 36 years to Bernice Racke.  Loving father of Bethany (fiance’ Mark Nath) Racke and Matthew (Tyne) Racke: cherished Pap Pap of Braxton and soon to be granddaughter Sienna; brother of the late Richard Racke; also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.  Lou loved coaching his son’s baseball team and enjoyed golfing, music, and traveling, particularly with his family.  He was the most dedicated husband and most loving father that his family could have asked for.  His family is so grateful for the countless lessons he taught them and the many adventures they shared.  Relatives and friends received Sunday December 10, 2023, from 1-6PM at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, 334 Forest Grove Road, Coraopolis (Kennedy Township) PA 15108.  Funeral prayer Monday 9:30 AM at the funeral home followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Archangel Gabriel Parish, St. Malachy Church, 343 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Township.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lou’s memory may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or (www.littlesistersofthepoor.org)


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Service Schedule

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Sunday, December 10, 2023

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

McDermott Funeral Home - Kennedy Township

334 Forest Grove Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108

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Monday, December 11, 2023

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