Rosemarie Ragsdale

Date of Passing:

May 19, 2020

Ragsdale, Rosemarie, (Ludovico), 72, of Burton Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on May 19, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert W. Ragsdale.

Born in Newark, NJ, a daughter of the late John and Philomena (Cerrato) Ludovico, she lived in Riverside since 1984.

Mrs. Ragsdale was a secretary for the Adams Emergency Co. for 17 years.

Rosemarie was a communicant of Holy Angels Church. She enjoyed music and going to the theatre.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Sharon Potter and her husband David of Hockessin, DE; a cousin, Celia Cerrato of Red Bank, NJ ; a niece, Kathryn Potter and two nephews, T.J. Potter and James Cook.

A private family Funeral Service will be held in W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside. A Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington will be celebrated at an appropriate future date.

Contributions in Rosemarie’s memory to Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington, RI, 02806 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. I worked with Rose for many years at Morton Smith and remained friends over the years as we had both lost our husbands. She was a warm,kind and gentle soul. I will miss her tremendously

    My deepest condolences.

  2. I only knew Rosemarie a short time. She was a kind and gentle soul. I wish we had been able to get together for walks on the bike path. I will miss her but know she is now reunited with her husband whom she missed dearly.

  3. We will miss Rose and hope she and Bob are having a great time in heaven.

  4. Rosemary was a kind and gentle Lady. I taught with her husband Bob and became friends with both of them. After Bob’s passing, I would get together with Rosie who was delightful company. She will be missed. I hope Matty gets a good home.

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