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Ronald J. Raffa



Ronald J. Raffa, 64, of Hammonton died on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.


Born in Hammonton, he was a lifelong resident. He worked for Acme Markets for 45 years, retiring from the Corporate Office in Malvern, Pa. He was a member of the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 1360. Ron was a Corvette collector and hobbyist. He was an avid Eagles fan, lover of music, a pastime he shared with his daughter, enjoyed golfing, and was looking forward to spending his retirement taking many great fishing trips.


Ron is predeceased by his parents, Paul J. and Lillian Raffa (nee Scaltrito).


Surviving are his wife, Patricia Marie Raffa (nee Hengel); his daughter, Karla Marie Raffa also of Hammonton; his brother, Paul A. Raffa and his wife Janet of Hammonton; his long time closest friend, Al Test; and his loving dog, Sadie.


Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in c/o Dr. Benjamin Braslow, Trauma and Critical Care Unit, 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.


Arrangements made by Carnesale Funeral Home.