PARAMUS, N.J. – Raffaela Olivari (neé Agnello), 87, of Paramus, died Sunday, Nov. 15.
Before retiring, she worked for Bergen Drapery in Ridgefield as a manager. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation Roman Catholic Church in Paramus.
She was the wife of the late Jerome Olivari; mother of Catherine O'Brien of Kansas City, Missouri; Lawrence O'Brien and his wife, Elissa, of Ashland, Missiouri; daughter Carolann LaConti and her husband, Nicholas, of Paramus; and Cynthia Morel and her husband, Douglas of Mahwah; grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of five; and sister of three siblings.
She was predeceased by five brothers and one sister.
Family will receive friends from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 S. Farview Ave., Paramus. A funeral service will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home followed by a 9:30 a.m. funeral Mass at the Our Lady of the Visitation Roman Catholic Church, 234 N. Farview Ave., Paramus. Entombment will take place at Garden of Memories, Township of Washington.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Diabetes Foundation Inc., 112 Prospect St., Ridgewood, NJ 07450.
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