Jennie L. Ratti, age 103 of Sussex, passed away peacefully on April 6 at the Homestead Rehabilitation and Care Center in Frankford.
Born in Coupon, PA to the late Louis and Ines (Agnetti) Serventi, Jennie lived in Cliffside Park and North Bergen before settling in Wantage in 1947. She and her husband, Renald “Shakespeare” Ratti, owned and operated Ratti’s Confectionary Store and the Five and Ten, both in Sussex Boro. Jennie had also been a parishioner of the St. Monica’s RC Church in Sussex and a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Predeceased by her parents; husband; and nine siblings, Jennie is survived by her loving children Eugene A. Ratti and his wife Elaine of Lake Hopatcong, Renald L. Ratti and wife Billie of Ocala, FL, Louise I. Dente and husband James of Wantage, and Mario J. Ratti of Raritan; three grandchildren: Monica Lineburg and husband Jeff, Anthony Ratti, and Michael Dente; great-granddaughters Allyson and Isabella; and one surviving sister, Matilda Serventi of Tyrone, PA.
Due to government restrictions, services are private and under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex, NJ 07461. Online condolences may be offered at www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com