March 10, 2014
Randolph J. "Randy" Derricott, 63, of Frackville, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Frackville, Oct. 19, 1950, he was a son of the late Dorothy Lahogge.
He was a graduate of Frackville High School, Class of 1967.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War
, having attained the rank of corporal. He also served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 109th Infantry.
He worked for Gould Pump, Ashland, as a machinist for more than 30 years, retiring in 2006.
Randy was of the Catholic faith and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 398, Frackville.
Randy is survived by his wife of 12 years, Betty J. Farnsworth Derricott, Frackville; a son, John Derricott, Aristes; sister, Bonnie Blankenship, Bridgeport, W.Va.; stepdaughter, Angela Krieger, Pittston; stepson, George Oakum Jr., Auburn; three stepgrandchildren; Uncle Chipper, Texas; a niece; and his beloved dog, Coco.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville, has charge of arrangements. Vist www.gricoskifuneralhome.com