Readington Twp., NJ- Ralphine A. (Jacobs) Pellegrino, 85, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 11, 2017 at her residence surrounded by loving family. Born and raised in Newark, NJ, daughter of the late Sidney and Estelle (Klien) Jacobs, she resided in North Plainfield before moving to Virginia for seventeen years, then Delaware and settling to the Flemington/Branchburg area four years ago.
Ralphine retired after many years from C.R. Bard in Murray Hill, NJ where she was a traffic coordinator. She was an avid reader, a great baker and enjoyed the outdoors as well as fortune telling. Ralphine was a parishioner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Three Bridges.
Besides her parents, Ralphine was predeceased by her beloved husband John in 2016.
Ralphine is survived by her devoted children; Michael Pellegrino and wife Susan of Whitehouse Station, Joann Pellegrino of Lebanon, NJ, Marianne Toth of Three Bridges, NJ, and Linda Leach and husband Kenneth of Readington Township. She will be deeply missed by her loving siblings; David Jacobs of Oldbridge, NJ and Jay Giles of Sun City, California, her five grandchildren; Eric Pellegrino and wife Laura, Elizabeth Miller and husband Matthew, Emily Smeraldi and husband Josh, Christopher Leach and Joseph Toth, as well as her great grandchildren; Ryanne and Thomas Pellegrino, Addison Smeraldi and Harper Miller.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Countryside Funeral Home, 724 Route 202 North, Three Bridges, NJ 08887 on Monday, August 14, from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral liturgy will be held on Tuesday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Three Bridges with Fr. Thomas Serafin officiating. At the family’s request, disposition will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ralphine’s name can be sent to The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001, www.alzfdn.org, 866-232-8484 or to Hunterdon Healthcare (Hospice), 215 Rt. 31 South, Flemington, NJ 08822, 908-788-6600, www.HunterdonHealthcare.org.