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Raffaela Basile

January 22, 1931 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 87)

Basile Raffaela (Cornetta) of East Boston passed away peacefully on Dec 29, 2018

Beloved wife of the late  Anthony S. Basile.

Devoted mother of  Lorraine Coughlin and husband Laurence of East Boston, Stephen Basile and wife  Dorie of Saugus.

Dear sister of  Fred Cornetta of East Boston and the late Rose Cornetta and Hilda Faulkner.

Cherished grandmother of  Rena, Christophe, Tiffany and Stephen.

Adored great grandmother of  Carmen, Nickolas and Jimmy.

Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Mrs. Basile's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial  Home 971 Saratoga St (Orient Heights)East Boston on Thursday Jan 3rd  from 4-8 PM and again on Friday morning at 8:30 AM before leaving in procession to St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church  for a funeral mass celebrating at 10AM services will conclude with Mrs. Basile being laid to rest  with her loving husband in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Basile was a member of the DeFronzo Post Golden Age Club  and was a former employee of the school Dept. for the city of Boston for many years.

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