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Cecil M. Pettit Racioppi


Cecil M. Pettit Racioppi Obituary
Cecil M. Pettit Racioppi


Cecil M. Pettit Racioppi passed away on December 7, 2016 at Riverview Medical Center. She was born in Newark to the late Robert W. Pettit and Cecil A. (Chenoweth Gorsky).

Cecil was a graduate of Saint Michaels High School in Newark. She lived in Belleville and South Orange before moving to Lincroft. Cecil was a parishioner of St. Leo the Great Church in Lincroft. She loved spending time with her family and friends but, she especially adored and loved her grandchildren. Cecil loved classic movies, dancing and she was a dance instructor at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Red Bank. Her favorite actor was Tyrone Power.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Anthony P. Racioppi. She is survived by her loving children Cheryl J. Resola (Frank), her son Mark E. Racioppi (Veronica), and Susan A. Ferro. Also, her dear grandchildren Nicole M. Freeman, Anthony G. Collincini, Laura C. Racioppi and her two great grandsons Max R. and Quinn J. Freeman. She is also survived by a brother, Ronald C. Gorsky, and two nieces, Carolyn J. Seaman and Catherine A. Gorsky.

A private memorial service will be held at St. Leo the Great Church in Lincroft which is being handled by John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 12, 2016
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