Thomas J. Raco

Raco, Thomas J.

Greece: Passed peacefully surrounded by his family on April 19, 2014 at the age of 99. Predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy; sister & brother, Frances Ciroula & Joseph Raco; son-in-law, Arthur Osterhout; grandson, Arthur Jr. Survived by his children, Juanita Osterhout, Thomas G (Rita Straubhaar) Raco, Linda (Douglas) Piedemonte; grandchildren, Gregory (Sharon) Osterhout, Marc Raco (Heather Edwards), Gerianne (David) Puskas, David Dominice, Jeremy (Lori) Raco, Deanna Dominice; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces & nephews. Tom was a WWII Navy veteran who served in the South Pacific. He liked fishing, golfing, wine making, and the NY Yankees. His family was his life and his curiosity and inquiring mind inspired us all. He will be dearly missed by his family. For more about Tom, visit

Visitation is 4-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd). Tom's funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday at 11 AM at Holy Apostle's Church, 7 Austin St, Rochester. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 in Tom's memory.

ASL interpreters available at all services.



Funeral Home

Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home
1411 Vintage Lane Rochester, NY 14626

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2014