Katherine Ragusin was called to heaven by the Lord on June 10, 2010. She was born Feb. 10, 1915, in Astoria, N.Y. She grew up in West New York, N.J., and resided in Southold for 47 years before moving to Brick, N.J., five years ago.
She was active in Southold Homemakers, the Peconic Bay Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild, Treasure Exchange, St. Patrick Rosary Society, Legion of Mary, Senior Citizens Club of Southold-Peconic and the Adriatic Club.
She was predeceased by her parents, Max and Mary (Linardich) Lechich; her husband, Julius; and two brothers, Miro and Max Lechich.
She is survived by her sister, Frances Ferraro, three nieces, one nephew and a very loving Ragusin family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, June 14, 2010, at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold. Burial followed at St. Patrick Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the St. Patrick Rosary Society or Legion of Mary, c/o St. Patrick R.C. Church, P.O. Box 1117, Southold, NY 11971, would be appreciated.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.