Robert A. Racine ’50

Robert A. Racine ’50 died on April 7, 2008, in Falmouth, Maine.

Born on November 8, 1924, in Brunswick, he graduated from Brunswick High School in 1942, and then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war, he attended Bowdoin, where he became a member of Delta Sigma Fraternity. For a couple of years, he owned a grocery store in Brunswick now known as “Uncle Tom’s” and then served as a police detective sergeant for Brunswick. For 20 years, until his retirement in 1984, he worked as a postman for the U.S. Postal Service. His wife Yvonne, whom he married in 1950, died in 1991. He is survived by a son, Robert H. Racine of Virginia; two daughters, Belinda Racine Dow and Betty Lou Racine, both of Bowdoinham; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.