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12/6/2012 11:30:00 AM
Richard 'Rick' Ragusa
Richard ‘Rick’ Ragusa
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Richard ‘Rick’ Ragusa

Richard “Rick” Ragusa, 59, of Streator died Dec. 4, 2012, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Winterrowd Funeral Home, Streator. Officiating the services will be longtime friend Justin Fink. Burial will be at Emery Green Cemetery.

A visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

He was born Aug. 5, 1953, to Tony and Gertrude (Hughs) Ragusa.

He graduated from Streator Township High School. He was a Laborer for Local 82 of Streator until a fall at a construction-site accident. He then worked for Streator Animal Control and LaSalle County Animal Control. He later was sergeant of the guard at the National Guard for Securitas in Marseilles and he also at Buffalo Range Shooting Park.

He was a member of Sandy Ford Sportsmen’s Club, The Hog Chapter, Run for the Wall and Toys for Tots.

He is survived by his children, Amy (Mike) Goodrich of Putnam, Meagan (Dustin) Funderberg of Tiskilwa and Cody Ragusa of Streator; by fiancée, Debbie Barichello; five grandchildren; two brothers, John Rein and Chuck (Kathy) Ragusa; one sister, Deborah (Don) Johnson; one nephew, one niece, and one great-great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Frank Ragusa; one nephew and one great-niece.

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