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Maurice Joseph Ragusa '52
Posted 12/08/2017 06:41AM

Maurice Joseph Ragusa, 83, a native of San Francisco, Saint Ignatius class of '52, died Tuesday, December 5th in Mount Vernon, WA. Mo was born March 24th to Maurice and Lorena Ragusa.

Mo was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Janine. He is survived by his children; Roger (Wendy), Rick (Katherine) and Juliet. His sister, Jacqueline (Tom) and 4 grandchildren; Alex, Francesca, Ella and Max. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit Sunday, December 10th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at DUGGAN'S SERRA MORTUARY, 500 Westlake Ave. in Daly City where a Rosary Service will begin at 6:00pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, December 11th at 10:00am at St. Cecilia Church, 2555 17th Ave., San Francisco. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association. ( in memory of Mo.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Dec. 8, 2017

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