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Obituary for Elting E. Raquet

Elting Edmonds Raquet, 93, a lifetime Town of Poughkeepsie resident, died on March 7, 2021 in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Mr. Raquet was an accounting analyst in the financial function of IBM Poughkeepsie, NY retiring in 1988 after 39 years of service. Elting was a veteran of World War II, a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club, American Legion Post #1302 and Communicant of Zion Episcopal Church in Wappinger Falls, NY.
Elting was a graduate of Arlington High School and Krissler Business Institute. Born on July 17, 1927 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of John H. and Alberta Scofield Edmonds. On September 17, 1949 at Holy Trinity Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, he married the former Hazel T. MacIsaac who predeceased him on January 5, 2016. Survivors include his son: Stephen (Laura) Raquet of Mt. Kisco, NY; grandchildren: Maddy and Thomas Raquet. Elting was predeceased by a daughter: Theresa Voelker, sister Janet B. Pulichene, brother Myron W. Edmonds.
There are no calling hours. Burial is private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. To send an online condolence, please visit our website at