Stanley A. Racoosin
November 17, 1923 – August 20, 2002
Stanley A. Racoosin, 78, a tax and probate lawyer who had his own practice for more than 40 years, died of a cardiovascular ailment August 20 at Suburban Hospital. He lived in Bethesda.
Mr. Racoosin was a native of Washington. He was a graduate of McKinley Technical High School, Benjamin Franklin University and George Washington University Law School. He served in the Army in Europe during World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart.
He was a certified public accountant and worked for the Internal Revenue Service before going into law practice, initially in Washington and later in Silver Spring and Bethesda. He closed his office in November.
Mr. Racoosin was a member of the board of managers of Adas Israel Congregation in Washington and the board of directors of the National Children’s Center charitable organization.
His interests included golf and tennis.
His wife, Suzanne Davidov Racoosin, whom he married in 1960, died in 1993.
Survivors include four children, Samuel Racoosin of Potomac, Esther Racoosin of Ithaca, NY, Judith Racoosin of North Bethesda and Jane Racoosinof Brooklyn, NY; a sister, Sylvia Pines of Bethesda; and eight grandchildren.