May 26, 1959 - June 24, 2021
Born May 26th 1959 in Brooklyn, NY, Raffelina Iorio enjoyed most of her adolescence and early adulthood making friends and attending school. For most of her adult life, Rassie worked as an import/export manager in Queens. Rassie will continue to be loved and remembered by her mother Sally, siblings Ida and Joseph, nephews Vincent and Nicholas, and family pet Abbey. Rassie passed away June 24th 2021 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She will be remember as a kind soul who loved animals, loved being on the ocean, and enjoying preparing/eating wonderful meals. Rassie joins her Father Benny, Grandmother Rae, and Uncle Anthony in the eternal afterlife and will continue to shine onto her family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church located at 53 St. Patrick's Place Staten Island, New York 10306. The family will receive friends from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd, Staten Island, New York. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.scaliahome.com A New York State decision that those who are vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks. However, our staff who have serviced over 350 covid funeral services safely will wear masks to protect those who have not been vaccinated or those who feel uncertain and our own families.We feel this is necessary because we have handled 8 covid deaths in the month of May and more as of this writing of June 21st Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We ask that you please send bakery products, fruit baskets, and other personal items to the families home directly. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in-house floral designers by calling 718-948-2016 to place your order or to request a catalog of selections that can be emailed to you.
Born May 26th 1959 in Brooklyn, NY, Raffelina Iorio enjoyed most of her adolescence and early adulthood making friends and attending school. For most of her adult life, Rassie worked as an import/export manager in Queens. Rassie will continue... View Obituary & Service Information
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