A funeral liturgy was offered Dec. 14 from Corpus Christi R.C. Church Hasbrouck Heights for John R. “Rags” Ragauckas, 72, of Toms River, formerly of Hasbrouck Heights and Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 8. Born in Jersey City to the late Vincent Ragauckas and Veronica Lavelle, John was a Navy veteran during the Vietnam War . Before retiring, he was a detective for the Jersey City Police Department for twenty-five years. He was the husband of Diana (nee Buonocore) Ragauckas; father of Cindy Monaco and her husband Louie and Brian Ragauckas; brother of Vincent Ragauckas and his wife Gertrude and Dennis Lavelle and his wife Laura; grandfather of Allison, Bria and Jadyn and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Services arranged by the Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.