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Herbert F. Ragusca
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Obituary for Herbert F. Ragusca

Herbert F. Ragusca, age 88, a resident of Crest Hill, IL and formerly of Schaumburg and Chicago, IL, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on October 9, 1929 in Chicago, IL.

Devoted husband of Judith (nee Jameson); former husband and good friend of RoseAnn Roccoforte; loving father of Antonette (Gigi Granato) Ragusca, Phillip (Florence) Ragusca, the late Clifford (the late Georgia) Rachal, Jeffrey (Carol) Mittel and the late Joseph (Kathy) Mittel; cherished grandfather of Rachel Granato, Chrystal Ragusca, Nicole Ragusca, John Ragusca, Mark Mittel, Katy Mittel, Karli Mittel, Julie (Tim) Sheehy and Elizabeth Mittel and great-grandfather of Branden Ragusca, Amber Peterson, Alena Ragusca; dear brother of the late Genevieve (the late Ray) Petrocci, the late Sam Ragusca, the late Vincent (the late Sue) Ragusca, the late Rose (the late Robert) Tinman, the late Anna Ragusca and the late Frank Ragusca; adored uncle of many.

Herb was a die-hard Cubs fan. He spent his entire career in the automobile industry. He enjoyed spending his free time watching westerns and to loved to travel out west. Herb was a true animal lover. He was a skilled handyman and could build just about anything. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Herbert’s life, in lieu of flowers memorials to St. Joseph Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326 would be greatly appreciated.

Visitation will be Monday, April 2, 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 3, 11:00 AM at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1705 Burry Circle Dr., Crest Hill. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544





11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church

1705 Burry Circle Drive
Crest Hill, IL 60403

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery

1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, Illinois 60162


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