Obituary of JULIE FERRAGINE
Giulietta Ferragine, (Julie) passed away at the age of 84 with her children by her side. She was the daughter of the late Aurelio and Margherita (Amoroso) Rossilli who migrated from Italy to live the American dream. While born in Washington DC, moved to Queens NY for a period, settling in Nutley NJ with rich old world Italian traditions which she passed along to her family.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years, Pasquale Ferragine who passed in February 2016. Mother of two children, she is survived by her devoted daughter Rita Poole (and husband Russell); son Sal Ferragine (and wife Carla); four grandchildren Cameron, Gavin, Alexa and Nicolas; her sister Rita Rossilli and nieces MaryAnn Wallace and her husband, Don and Donna Brillante and her husband, Ricky
As a young woman, Julie was an accomplished opera singer, studying at the prestigious Julliard School for opera and was always one of her true passions. She was a devout parishioner of the Catholic faith and attended church almost daily where she was very active in the choir. She enjoyed the simple pleasures in life including trips to the beach, rides with her husband and visits with family. She was a kind soul who embraced each beautiful day.
Cremation will be private. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, April 10th from 1 to 4pm at S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service, 60 N. Beverwyck Rd. Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034. A repass will be held immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made, in her honor, to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) using the below link: https://donate.nami.org/GuiliettaFerragineTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of JULIE FERRAGINE, please visit Tribute Store