Catherine Mary Racho age 92 of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on February 6, 2021. Born in Hibbert Township, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nellie Green.

Catherine is survived by her son Allan Racho, grandchildren Susan Peck (Wayne), Norman Racho, Jennifer Racho (Darren O’Halloran) and great grandson Alex O’Halloran. Also survived by sisters-in-law Betty Green, Joan Eaton, Gloria Racho and many nieces and nephews.

Catherine was predeceased by her husband Stanley Earl Racho, son Steven Racho (Marie Kestle), daughter-in-law Jean Racho, brothers Allan and Charles Green, sister Betty Green, brothers and sisters-in-law Donald Eaton, Muriel MacGregor (Wilmer), Joyce Chessell (George), Blanche Moir (Gerald), Herman Racho (Marie) and James Racho.

Catherine worked at Allied Signal (Fram Canada) for 26 years until her retirement in 1993. Catherine enjoyed summers at the cottage, Blue Jay baseball games, horse racing, baking, sewing, knitting and spending quality time with family and friends.

A family graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Salvation Army, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of choice through W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford (519).271-7411 or on-line at

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