Anthony "Rags" Ragozzino
1942 - 2020
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Ragozzino, Anthony "Rags"
Anthony "Rags" Ragozzino of Branford died November 23, 2020 in Yale New Haven from complications due to Covid-19. He was the loving husband of Marie Ragozzino. Born in New Haven on March 27, 1942 to the late Anthony and Philomena Apuzzo Ragozzino, he was the Tank Farm Manager at New Haven Terminal for over 40 years and was still working at the time of his illness. Rags loved to watch sports, was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, loved to play golf and he enjoyed the occasional visit to Mohegan Sun. He never missed one of his grandchildren's sporting events regardless of the distance or the weather. He was a devoted father to Donna (Glenn) Ricci, Deanna (RJ) D'Agostino and Tonianne Ragozzino and brother of John Ragozzino. He was a proud grandfather to Tara and Kyle Ricci, Jenna, Ava and Mark D'Agostino and was blessed to have many wonderful friends in his life.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in Church of the Resurrection, 115 Pond Hill Rd., Wallingford. The Mass will be livestreamed on the Iovanne Funeral Home Facebook page. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. For those attending, masks and social distancing are mandatory. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association., 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Share a memory and sign Rag's guest book online at The Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc. is in care of his arrangements.

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Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 25, 2020.
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December 10, 2020
Growing up on Hughes Street and having Rags and the girls over to see thier Aunt and play with us will forever be a memory in my heart.....You are all in my thoughts and prayers ...Alll love , Matt
matthew delguidice
December 4, 2020
To Marie and ToniAnne and all his family I’m sending my love and prayers to all of you . Please accept our sincerest sympathies and deepest condolences. Although I didn’t know Mr. Raggozzino fir a long time while ToniAnne was in my 7th grade class at St. Bernadette’s, I remember as a wonderful dad , smiling and pleasant .
Linda Arsenault
November 29, 2020
Marie so sorry to hear the passing of Tony my Husband Graduated with him and i lived near you on James St we will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Mr & Mrs Stephen De Matteo
November 28, 2020
Marie and family - so very sorry to hear the news of Tony's passing. Those of us who knew and worked with him were enriched by his friendship and good nature. I am fortunate to have had him as a friend and colleague these many years. God Bless him.
Howard Scholl
November 27, 2020
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Ralph Damato
November 27, 2020
To Marie Elena and family.
My condolences on your loss. Keep all the memories alive.
Frank Carrano
November 27, 2020
Marie and Family, we are very sorry for your loss. Frank has very fond memories of Rags he will never be forgotten!!
Frank and JoAnn Apuzzo
Frank Apuzzo
November 26, 2020
Marie so sorry for your tremendous loss, there are no words to console.

thinking of you in this moment of sadness.
Ann Marie Scarpellino
November 26, 2020
We are so sad to hear about Rag’s passing. We shared many laughs with him and Marie when we got together. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. God bless all of you!
Louise & Bill Drago
November 25, 2020
Ragozzino Family,

We share our deepest condolences. Heaven inherited an amazing soul and I hope that Peace and Grace are given to all affected family members. He Is the patriarch and will be dearly missed.

Fondly - Karyn, Neil, Daniel and William Sullivan
Neil Sullivan
November 25, 2020
Marie and family,
Please accept our sincere condolences. We are so sorry for your loss.
Tom and Theresa Ruocco Ryan
Theresa Ruocco Ryan
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