Roland “Bucky” W. Racine Jr. 68, a lifetime resident of Winchester died on Sunday, January 3, 2021. He passed peacefully in the comfort of his home.
Roland was born the son of the late Jeannette (Baron) and Roland W. Racine Sr. on February 16, 1952. He was educated locally and graduated from Thayer High School class of 1971.
Bucky was employed by Plum Pak in Winchester for ten years before his retirement in 2013. Prior, he was employed by American Tissue Paper Mill in Ashuelot for three years. He also worked for the Town of Winchester, and Asplundi.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and going for long car rides. Bucky was a member of the Winchester Volunteer Fire Department for many years. As a young man in school, he excelled at baseball, basketball, and soccer.
Mr. Racine is survived by His children and their spouses; Timothy J. Racine and his wife, Madonna of Marlboro, VT. Michael F. Racine of Winchester and Roland W. Racine III and his wife, Carol. of Keene. His siblings; Gloria Neill and her husband Roy of Belmont. and Richard Racine of Bristol, VT. A brother-in-law, Francis Dominic of Winchester. Four grandchildren; Aliza Racine and her fiancée, Elon Ogden of Burlington, VT. Timothy Racine of Marlboro, VT. Isabella Marsigliano of Keene and Gabriella Marsigliano of Keene. His former wife, Jacki Delano of Winchester. In addition, he is survived by; cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Bucky is pre-deceased by his sister, Jean Dominic.
In keeping with Bucky’s wishes, there were no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 11 am. in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery, Forest Lake Rd. Winchester, NH. 03470. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Roland W. Racine Jr. to:
Mt. Pisgah Sportsman’s Club
P.O. Box 217
Winchester, NH. 03470.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com