Desmond Clifford "Red" Racicot
A Mass of Christian burial was con-celebrated Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh, N.Y. for Desmond Clifford "Red" Racicot, 74, who passed away July 16, at his home in Plattsburgh. Rev. William G. Reamer, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church and Chaplain of CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, celebrated the Mass assisted by Deacon John Drolette. Rev. Clyde Lewis, Pastor of St. Patrick's Church in Rouses Point, N.Y. con-celebrated the Mass. Organist was George Shnob. Toby Racicot, Grace Racicot, April Tucker and Carrie Hester placed the pall. Desmond J. Racicot, and Richie Tucker gave remarks of remembrance of Red's life. Stephanie Gorin and Richard Tucker read from scripture. Carmen Rotella and Jeff Welch presented the gifts. Pallbearers were Richard Tucker, Richie Tucker, Desmond Racicot, Perry Hester, Eric Hester, Jeff Hester, Carmon Rotella and Michael Lawliss. Honor Guard from Plattsburgh City Police Department, Plattsburgh City Fire Department, Homeland Security, New York State Police and Plattsburgh State Police VTANG and Rouses Point American Legion presented full military honors. Burial followed in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Rouses Point, where Rev. William G. Reamer read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.