80, a resident of Bayonne for 56 years, passed away at the Bayonne Medical Center on January 31, 2018, surrounded by her family. Raffaelina was born in San Vito sullo Ionio, Italy, and lived there until 1962. In 1962, Raffaelina and her husband Francesco came to America and settled in Bayonne where they became longtime parishioners of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Wife of 59 years of Francesco Leone. Mother of Anthony Leone and his Wife Caroline, Theresa King and her Husband Donald, Vito Leone and his Wife Annette, Joseph Leone, Maria Bellotti and her Husband Thomas, Frank Leone and his Wife Dena. Grandmother of 17. Great-Grandmother of 10. Sister of Victor, Phyllis, Rose and Catherine Vitro. She was predeceased by her parents Mariangela and Vito Vitro and Theresa Vitro. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (envelopes will be available at the funeral home). Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.