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Dorothy Lee Racine

Obituary for Dorothy Lee Racine

April 9, 1949 - December 11, 2017
North East, Maryland | Age 68


Dorothy Lee Racine, age 68, of North East, MD, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Born April 9, 1949 in Elkton, MD, Dorothy was the daughter of the late James and Adeline (Ryan) Dowdell.

Family was the center of Dorothy's world. Everything she did revolved around her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was truly devoted to her family and would do anything for them. Dorothy raised her three boys and never once missed a baseball game. She enjoyed watching her sons and grandchildren play baseball and was undoubtedly their biggest fan. She also enjoyed watching the Orioles with her late husband and especially loved Cal Ripken, Jr. Dorothy taught for 25 years between Immaculate Conception and Gilpin Manor. Her passion for family and caring for others was evident in her career as a teacher as she would ensure that all her students were prepared and ready for school. She was known to help any child that needed anything. She was always supportive of charities such as the "Wounded Warrior Project", "SPCA", and the "Feed the Children", to name a few. Dorothy was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend; she will be cherished and missed dearly.

Dorothy is survived by her three sons: Charles W. Racine, III and his wife, Nanette, James V. Racine and his wife, Lynn and Joseph A. Racine and his wife, Gina; eight grandchildren: Taylor, Charlie, Ashlee, Jimmy, Zac, Amber, Emma and Jacob; three great grandchildren: Cadence, Jaxon and Riley; and many loving siblings and extended families. Including her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Charles Wendell Racine, Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 am with a visitation beginning at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 455 Bow Street, Elkton, MD 21921. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Toys For Tots" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921.

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259 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
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