Angelina Ruggero (nee Celi) age 95 formerly of Hammonton, passed away Friday April 21, 2017. She was a graduate of Hammonton High School. Angelina was a member of Soroptimist International of Hammonton, The Red Hat Society, Sunshine Foundation and Hammonton Vol. Fire Co. #2 Auxiliary. Angelina is predeceased by her first husband, Ray Blanchard, Jr., her second husband Anthony, her parents Salvatore and Rose Celi, and siblings Arthur and James Celi, Janet LaFleur (Romeo) and Margaret Leddy (Robert). She is survived by her children Ray Blanchard III of Toronto Canada, John "Jim" Ruggero and his wife Chrysoula Komis of Haddonfield, NJ and Bill Ruggero and his wife Jackie of Belle Mead, NJ. Dear grandmother to Ethan, Michael and James Ruggero. Angie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Angie liked to travel and will be remembered for her love of life, laughter and, especially, family. She was an eager participant in all social activities and always on the lookout for a good game of pinochle with her friends. She was employed as an administrative assistant for 34 years in the Hammonton Public School system from which she retired in 1987. Prior to that she was employed by the Hammonton Savings and Loan.
Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing Friday 9:00am at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 11:00am St. Mary of Mt Carmel Parish- St. Anthony Church Rt. #206 3rd & Hammonton. Entombment in Greenmount Cemetery, Hammonton. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Autism New Jersey 500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530 Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or Independent Vol. Fire Co. P. O. Box 281 Hammonton, NJ 08037; Condolences to (www.marinellafuneralhome.com)