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110 Division St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-842-2810
Fax: 518-842-6952
William Racaniello

William M. "Bill" Racaniello

Saturday, December 2nd, 1933 - Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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William M. Racaniello Jr., 85, of County Highway 126, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Wednesday October 30, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Manhattan, NY on December 2, 1933, he was the son of the late William M. and Wilhelmina “Minnie” Bennett Racaniello Sr.

Bill received his education and graduated from within the New York City school system.

Bill was the owner - operator of Racaniello Moving & Storage in Albany, NY.

After retirement Vicki & Bill enjoyed traveling in their RV across the country spending the winters in Zephyrhills, Florida. He enjoyed working with his hands and could build anything. He filled his days spending time making the rounds visiting all his friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Victoria Gechele Racaniello. He also is survived by one son, Wayne W. Racaniello (Lorraine) of Meherrin, VA; - three daughters, Cynthia L. Singer (Jeff) of Gillett, PA; Susan M. Guisti (Doug) of Broadalbin, NY and Lisa Racaniello – Tambasco (Tom) also of Broadalbin. He loved thirteen grandchildren, Erika, Joelle, Tara, Douglas, Cheyenne, Victoria, Lorenzo, Luke, Lucinda, Charles, Christopher, Nicholas and Brandon and four great grandchildren, Ella, Emma, Beckett and Jackson. Sister-in-law, Louise Gechele.

Bill was also predeceased by his brother Wayne Robert Bennett.

Cremation was held at Park View Crematory in Schenectady.

A Service of Remembrance will be held Monday November 4th, 2019 at 12 noon at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10 to 12 prior to the service.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Bill’s name may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078.

To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuaryinc.com
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  • Visitation

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Riley Mortuary, Inc
    Address
    110 Division Street
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
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  • Service

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Riley Mortuary, Inc
    Address
    110 Division Street
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
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  • Interment

    Location
    Park View Crematorium
    Address
    40 Fehr Avenue
    SCHENECTADY, NY 12309
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    CREMATION WAS HELD AT PARK VIEW CREMATORY

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Charles and Danielle Bennett, Denise Hoefer and Mary Ann Cranford

Posted at 09:21pm
It was so nice to see you every summer when we would come north. Especially last summer when you took us to Hagaman. We will miss our get together's at Danielle's. Vicki, we will surely keep n touch and get together if we make it up this summer. Billy will be missed especially his sense of humor. We love you all...

DZ

Diane Zwolak

Posted at 11:53am
Bill was always kind and helpful to me and members of my family. I will miss not having him just up the road.
May he rest in peace. My thoughts are with you, Vicky.

Diane Zwolak
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