John Andrew Racinowski, 89, of Penn Yan, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Homestead, Penn Yan.

Friends may attend calling hour at 1 p.m. with Memorial Service at 2 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 5 at Weldon Funeral Home, 102 E. Main Street, Penn Yan.

John was born in Rochester on Sept. 23, 1923. He and his family lived in Victor and Branchport before moving to Penn Yan.

John is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Dorothy; children Royce (Mary) and Linda (Ralph) Jones; grandson, Jeremiah Jones; brother, Joseph (Kathy), many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A special thank you to the caring staff at the Homestead, Units 1, 3 and 4.

Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Homes For Our Troops, 6 Main St., Taunton, Mass. 02780, or Puppies Behind Bars 263 West 38th St., 4th floor, New York, N.Y. 10018.