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Dorothy Ragnetti

Dorothy Ragnetti (Stapleton)

Wednesday, April 14th, 1937 - Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Glenwood, NJ: Dorothy Ragnetti(nee Stapleton), 83 years old, passed away at Friedwalde Center in New City, NY on Friday, October 16, 2020. She was born to James and Ellen Stapleton in Brooklyn, NY, where she lived until moving to Glenwood NJ in 1975.

The beginning of the love story between Dorothy and her husband Paul began almost from birth. They were born 12 days apart in the same hospital and lived just blocks away from each other until they met at a park in Brooklyn when they were 14. They married at 20 and spent every minute together in love, becoming one heart and one mind.

Dorothy was a dedicated homemaker, she had worked as an Assistant Librarian at Lounsberry Hollow School in Vernon Twp., NJ and was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus RC Church in Pine Island, NY for many years. She was an avid New York Yankee fan and took great joy in reading. To the amazement of her grandchildren, Dorothy became very internet savvy on her smartphone. Dorothy would always say her favorite days are those spent with her grandchildren, with whom she could never get enough time. She relished the holidays when they would all be together laughing and just enjoying each other.

Dorothy is predeceased by her granddaughter, Lisa Hearn (2006) and was the beloved wife for 63 years of Paul Ragnetti of Glenwood, NJ. She was the devoted mother of Paul A. Ragnetti and his wife, Cathy of Sparta, NJ, Laura Klee and her husband, Keith of Howell, MI, David Ragnetti and his wife, Colleen of Wantage Twp., NJ and Carol Ramage-Franke and her husband, David of Hewitt, NJ. She was the dear sister of Eileen Palmieri of Newfoundland, PA. and was cherished by 11 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.

The family will receive their friends at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94(1 Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A short service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM followed by a mass at St. Francis de Sales RC Church, Vernon Twp., NJ at 10:30 AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Make-A-Wish New Jersey, 1347 Perrineville Road, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831 or to your favorite charity.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ferguson - Vernon Funeral Home
    Address
    241 Route 94
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Ferguson - Vernon Funeral Home
    Address
    241 Route 94
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    St. Francis de Sales RC Church
    Address
    614 Rt . 517
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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    Officiant
    Rev. Christopher Barkhausen

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Susan

Posted at 05:26pm
My heart is broken. I am so sad. I have know Dorothy for more than 15 years. She was special to me.
Susan from B&R Wine & Liquor.
We all send our condolences to the entire family and especially Paul.
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giovina Palmieri-griffith

Posted at 01:56pm
So sorry to hear about Dot. She was such a kind, loving, good hearted person. My condolences to the family
 
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Carol Posted at 10:51am

Thank you, Giovina. Dad smiled when I told him you sent your condolences. They have so many great memories with you. We hope you are well. ...Carol
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Matthew Stapleton

Posted at 09:09am
Joanne and I offer our sincere condolences and love to Uncle Paul and the entire Ragnetti family. We are so saddened by her loss. Although we can't be there, we will be there in spirit and prayer. Aunt Dot will be greatly missed.

Matthew & Joanne Stapleton
 
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Carol Posted at 10:54am

Thank you both for always remembering Mom and Dad. Your presence was felt and appreciated and will continue to provide strength as we move into the coming days. Mom is I'm sure happy to join her brothers and sister in eternal life - a life without pain.
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