- October 14, 2016
- Medford, Massachusetts
of Mary's Passing
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“Al and family, Mary enriched the lives of so many people. She was so kind and had such a wonderful laugh. I knew her at Camp Sunshine and always...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Betsy Turner - Pittsboro, NC
“I was a volunteer for several years, and I had the blessing to be with Mary in her various capacities in being a regular with Camp Sunshine...she...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Alpar - Cocoa Beach, FL
“Al & family,I am so very sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was such a lovely lady. I'll always remember her dedication to Camp Sunshine. The Love...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara & Richard Kelleher - MA
“Al, We are heartbroken. SHE WAS A WONDERFUL, COMPASSIONATE LADY. I'm so sorry we missed the services. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Leslie Igoe - Medford, MA
“Our sincere condolences to the Ragucci family
5 of 15 | Posted by: Sandy, Bob, Emma,Ethan Landry - MA
“I remember Mary when I first went to Camp Sunshine in 1997. Always so pleasant and welcoming both her and Al. She will be missed.
6 of 15 | Posted by: Annette Gion - Dudley, MA
“Al & Family,I am so sorry for your loss. I always loved seeing Mary at camp and enjoyed the times we got to talk and hang out, even though it has...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: David Cieslik - Friend
“Al, it is with such a heavy heart that I heard of Mary's passing. You are in my thoughts and heart. When I walk Point Sebago every spring and fall,...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Kevin Lucey - Belchertown, MA
“Although I did not know you Mrs. Ragucci, I read the email sent out by Camp Sunshine. I just wanted to say thank you for all the time you gave to...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sal Carrillo - Wakefield, MA
“Back when I first volunteered at Camp Sunshine in the craft room, Mary was the leader. That was 20 years ago. How wonderful she gave so much to...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Ottley - Bridgton, ME
“Your beautiful soul will live on with all of us, Mary. R.I.P.
11 of 15 | Posted by: Alicia MacKerron - Auburn, ME
“So sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She will be so sadly missed at Camp Sunshine. My condolences go out to Al and his family.
12 of 15 | Posted by: Judith Doughty - Bowdoinham, ME
“So so sorry to hear this sad news Mary was a very spicial lady she always had a good word for everyone I'm very proud to have called her my friend...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Rainie Doughty - Tampa, FL
“Al, we are so sorry for your loss. Mary will always be in our hearts. What wonderful memories we have. Love, Roberta & Ivan
14 of 15 | Posted by: Roberta & Ivan Ward - FL - Friend
“Mary had such a warm smile for all who knew her! Whe was one of the first people I met when I was asked to work in the crafts room my first time...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Manley - Mansfiled, MA
Mary Christine (Cullinane) Ragucci, of Medford, beloved wife of Albert Ragucci of Medford, passed away unexpectedly at Tufts Medical Center on October 14. By her side was her devoted husband of 52 years and numerous family members.
The sister of Eileen Woods of Medford, John Cullinane of Needham, Thomas Cullinane of Sudbury and the late Elizabeth Fitzmaurice of Sandwich, Mrs. Ragucci, a former parishioner of St. James Parish in Medford, had been an active member of a number of church and charitable organizations.
A graduate of Somerville High School, Mrs. Ragucci worked for an advertising agency in Harvard Square for most of her professional life and devoted her retirement to a number of causes, including Give Kids the World of Kissimmee, Florida and most significantly to Camp Sunshine of Casco, Maine, an organization which provides a camp experience to children with life threatening illnesses, and their families. Mr. and Mrs. Ragucci have had a commitment to Camp Sunshine for more than 25 years.
Although the Raguccis had no children of their own, they earned the affection of hundreds of children through Camp Sunshine where Mary was affectionately known as the Craft Lady, and enjoyed loving relationships with their nieces and nephews:
Julie Woods of Uxbridge, John Woods of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the late Christine Woods formerly of Wilmington, Matthew Woods of Medford, and Nancy Moyer of Medford; Megan Cullinane of Quincy, Sean Cullinane of West Bridgewater, Beth Starck of Needham, Kevin Cullinane of Brighton and Ian Cullinane of Newton; Dr. Carey Cullinane of California, Ellen Coleman of Chelmsford and Michael Cullinane of Sudbury; Rena Jeffery of Wakefield and Agnes Ciardiello of Everett.
Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Mary's Eternal Life in Immaculate Conception Church 600 Pleasant St, Malden at 10am.
Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family Tuesday October 18th, 2016 from 3-7pm in the funeral home. Parking attendants and elevator available.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Camp Sunshine. (www.campsunshine.org)