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Honorable Vincent A. Ragosta

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“Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Judge Ragosta. I had the pleasure of practicing many years before him . He was always fair...Read More »
1 of 40 | Posted by: Joe Patriarca - Providence

“Vincent jt. . you must be so much like him.Joanna wood ”
2 of 40 | Posted by: Joanna Wood - PROVIDENCE, RI

“To the Ragosta Family,My sincere condolences on the passing of Judge Ragosta. While serving on the City Council, I had the pleasure of voting for...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Thomas Glavin - Providence, RI

“Dear Mrs. Ragosta, Paul, Vinnie, Dominic and Family. I want to express my deepest sympathy on the passing of Judge Ragosta. He was always so kind to...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Alton William "Bill" Wiley, Jr. - RI

“So sorry for your loss of a good man. I was glad to have known and worked with. Also sorry for being unable to attend the services. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Amy Rice - Portsmouth, RI

“To Carmela, Paul, Vincent, Dominic and Family.I am so very sorry for your loss. The Judge was such a great guy and I used to love the conversations...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“To The Family of Judge Ragosta. Saddened to see that a Judge of common sense and practicality has passed. I was just one of the many attorneys...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: WILLIAM ROGERS - NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI

“Peter and the Ragosta Family I am so sorry for the loss of your Father he was a very kind and just man. God Bless ”
8 of 40 | Posted by: Billy Geremia - North Providence, RI

“Dear Ragosta Family Members:sincere condolences regarding your father's passing. Dominic and Terry Varacalle ”
9 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Vin , Dom and Ragosta Family Members, Please accept my sincere condolences on Judge Ragosta's passing. I will keep him and all of you in my...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Larry Roberti - Cranston, RI

“To the family of Judge Ragosta,We share our deep condolences. We had the honor of hosting Judge and Mrs. Ragosta for brunch several years ago in our...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Dominic and Tammy,From all of your friends in Las Vegas at 24 Hour Fitness, we send our condolences and thoughts and prayers for your accomplished...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Marc Thomas - Las Vegas, NV

“DearRagosta Family, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Judge Ragosta. On his visits to my store to buy his wine, he was such a pleasure to...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: KEVIN HAXTON - WARWICK, RI

“My deepest condolences on the passing of Judge Ragosta. ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: Bill Tamboe - Wakefield, RI

“To the Ragosta family, please accept our heartfelt sympathies and condolences on the loss of your beloved father. His legacy will continue on...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Steve O'Donnell - Smithfield, RI


16 of 40 | Posted by: cristine silvestri - RI

“I had the pleasure and the honor to meet and work with Judge Ragosta at Superior Court. He was a gentleman and a truly wonderful man. He has...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Donna Dumont - Warwick, RI

“To the Ragosta family,Please accept my condolences on the passing of Judge Ragosta. I'm deeply sorry for your loss. He leaves a wonderful legacy...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: John O'Leary - Cranston, RI

“Our most sincere condolences on your loss.Vito always spoke so highly of his childhood friend and my mother,Natalie,has warm memories of your family...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Susan Dunlevy - Seekonk, MA

“Mrs. RagostaOur sincere condolences to you and your beautiful family. He will always hold a special place in our hearts as he performed our marriage...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of the Board and staff of Beta Gamma Sigma, our condolences to the family and friends of the Honorable Vincent Ragosta. Christina Carosella...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Christina Carosella - St Louis, MO

“To Ragosta Family,We were saddened to hear about the passing of Judge Ragosta. My parents, Ernest & Josephine Esposito had many fond memories dealing...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Ernie & Gloria Esposito - FL

“To the Ragosta Family - I am sorry for your loss. A remarkable life, well lived and admired. Many wonderful memories for all of you. It is...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: David Krekorian - Cranston, RI

“My condolences to the Ragosta Family. May the Lord hold you close. ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Greg Laboissonniere

“A wonderful, kind, gentle man of great intellect and character. A gentleman. It was an honor to have been in his courtroom and invited into his...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Arthur Read - Barrington, RI

“Dear Vinny, Mimi, Carmela,Nick and Carly My deepest sympathy to all of you on the passing of this beautiful Gentle Man. May he rest in peace. ”
26 of 40 | Posted by: JOSIE HICKEY - SANDWICH, MA


27 of 40 | Posted by: JOSIE HICKEY - SANDWICH, MA

“My sincere condolences to the Ragosta family. Memories of a true and humble gentleman. ”
28 of 40 | Posted by: Bob D'Adamo - CA

“Dominic and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. What a great man-and, what a great legacy-a life well lived! He will be missed. My condolences to...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Sherry Goldin - Providence, RI

“Goodbye, Uncle Vinny. I have wonderful memories of all the holidays our two families spent together. ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: Lou Bruno - Medford, MA

“On behalf of my fellow officers and members of the Rhode Island Italian-American Hall of Fame, we are deeply saddened by the loss of a true Rhode...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Joe Rocco - Rehoboth, MA

“VINCENT WAS MY NEIGHBOR, MY FRIEND AND MY LAWYER. MY CONDOLENCES TO ALL MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY. MAY THE PEACE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT BE WITH YOU ALL...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: ALBERT NORATO - GREENACRES, FL

“Sad in the passing of a Great Man from the Greatest Generation. My Uncle Vinny was like a second father, and was an inspiration and guide to me as I...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Frederic Bruno - Minneapolis, MN

“Peter and family, sharing my deepest condolences on the loss of your father. You've always spoken of him with great respect and admiration, and...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Esposito - Warren, RI

“RI has lost a truly great man. No other words needed. My condolences to the Ragosta family.Stacey Maselli ”
35 of 40 | Posted by: Stacey Maselli - Lincoln, RI

“Vinny and Mimi,Sorry to hear of your loss, you were fortunate to have such a great man for so many years.God bless you and your family Kathy vinton ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Kathryn Vinton - West Warwick, RI

“Dominick And the Ragosta family sorry to read of your dad passing my thoughts and prayers are with you ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: Don Shore - Jupiter, FL

“Mrs. Ragota, Vin, Paul, Dominic, Peter and Family:Nancy and I offer our most sincere condolences on the Judge's passing. Clearly he was, and remains...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Michael and Nancy Voccola and Family - RI

“Mrs.Ragosta & family so sorry to hear of Vincent passing.It was always a pleasure to come and work for you people and when I was done sit for a...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Louis Iasimone - North Providence, RI

“CARMELLA,SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.LEE LOMBARDI ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: LEE LOMBARDI - PROVIDENCE, RI


Honorable Ragosta was born on February 12, 1924 and passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Honorable Ragosta was a resident of Providence, Rhode Island at the time of passing.

Judge Ragosta attended Providence public schools and matriculated to the University of Rhode Island in 1942.

His funeral will be held on Saturday, August 12th at 8:45am from the A.A. MARIANI & SON Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St., Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am at St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visitation at the A.A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on August 11, 2017. Friday August 11, 2017 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM A.A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home August 12, 2017 10:00 AM to TBD St Augustines Church 639 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Providence, RI St. Ann Cemetery 72 Church Street Cranston, RI Visitation at the A.A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on August 11, 2017.

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