Joseph W. Rachocki

November 5, 1933 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 87)


Joseph W. Rachocki, age 87.  Beloved husband of the late Arline (nee Sadowski).  Loving father of Mike (Nancie), Jim, Mark (Nancy), Steve, Karen Prasek (Tom), and Bob.  Cherished grandfather of Chris, Ryan (Cassie), and Valerie Douds (Brian). Devoted great grandfather of Connor and Cecilia.  Dear brother of Royal Ferry (deceased) (Vera, surviving) and Frank Rachocki (Janice).

Joe was a great father and grandfather.  He enjoyed family, ballroom dancing, gardening, and time outside.  His career led down several paths, but his most enjoyable time was driving the school bus for the Brecksville school system.

Family and friends will be received at NOSEK-McCREERY FUNERAL HOME, 8150 BRECKSVILLE RD., BRECKSVILLE, OH 44141 on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 4-8 p.m.  Joe's Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Basil the Great Catholic Church, 8700 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141 on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH).  Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.  Masks are required for all services and social distancing protocols will be followed.

Donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or St. Basil Church, 8700 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141 in Joe's memory would be appreciated.

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February 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nosek-McCreery Funeral Home
8150 Brecksville Rd.
Brecksville, OH 44141

Funeral Mass
February 13, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Basil the Great Catholic Church
8700 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


All Saints Cemetery
480 West Highland Road
Northfield, OH 44067

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