Catherine Raccagna


Catherine (Bonomo) Raccagna, age 80, of Glen Rock, NJ passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019.  Born and raised in Italy, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1956.  Catherine enjoyed cooking and trips to Atlantic City, the Amish country and Florida to visit family and friends.  Her greatest joy came from spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

Prior to retiring, she was seamstress and sales associates in several boutiques in the tri-state area.

Beloved mother of Anna Napolitano and Katherine Bonica.  Cherished grandmother of Douglas Shempp and wife Cindy, James Raccagna and Elizabeth Bonica.  Adored great-grandmother of Isabella and Matthew Shempp.  Dear sister of Julia DeLuca and late husband John and the late Mateo and Joanna Bonomo.  She is also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home.  A funeral service is planned for Friday, March 1, 2019, 10 am at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, Long Island, NY.

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So sorry to the family, I will Miss Aunt Cathy. Thinking of you Anna and Kathy today, know my heart is with you though I cannot be. May you find peace in knowing she has no pain and will always go on loving you in your hearts. Hugs and Love, from Michael and Tricia Chesler
Michael Chesler
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