Mary Ratnecht(1923 - 2013)

Ratnecht, Mary

Mary Ratnecht a 50 year resident of Pearl River, NY died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at her home. She was 89.

Mrs. Ratnecht worked as a bookkeeper for the Pearl River Library from 1964 to 1986 retiring in 1986 after 22 years.

Mary was born April 18, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY to Salvatore and Julia Giordano.

On September 18, 1943 she married Ignatius.

Locally she was a member of the Pearl River Senior B Club and parishioner of St. Margaret's Church. She will be remembered for her love of golf, spending winters in Florida and cooking for her family.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Ignatius A. Ratnecht; son, Terry and wife Barbara of Pearl River; daughter, April and husband Barry Phillips of Pearl River; five grandsons and four great grandchildren and three sisters, Frances, Julia and Genevive.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 10:00 AM Wednesday at St. Margaret's' R.C. Church, Pearl River. Visiting is Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM at Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc. In lieu of flowers send donations to the Pearl River Library or the Pearl River Alumni Ambulance Corp.


Funeral Home Inc.

100 Franklin Ave.

Pearl River, NY 10965


Published in the The Journal News on Jan. 7, 2013