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Official Obituary of

Mario Ravotti, Jr.

October 10, 1930 ~ March 20, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Mario Ravotti, Jr. Obituary

Mario “Bugsy” Ravotti, Jr, 93, of Freeport passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 peacefully at his granddaughter's home in West Deer Twp. Mario was born in Freeport on October 10, 1930, a son of the late Clara (Conti) and Mario Ravotti, Sr. He was the widower of Barbara J. (Anselmo) Ravotti who passed away in 2022. Mario was a 1948 graduate of Freeport High School. After graduation, he went to work for the Hicks Coal Co. in the Butler Juction section of Freeport. Then in August of 1952 he enlisted in the US Army. He spent 2 years in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps. In August of 1954, Mario received his honorable discharge and came back home to Freeport. He worked for PPG Industries in Creighton for a number of years. Mario then obtained his life insurance license and began his career as an agent with American General Life Ins. Co. Mario was the Freeport agent for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport. Mario was a life member of the White Star Fraternal Society. He loved to go fishing. He enjoyed hunting, bowling, bocci ball, baseball and going to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren's sporting events and activities. Mario is survived by his two sons Timothy & Janice Ravotti, of New Kensington and Thomas Ravotti & Meredith Carabin-Ravotti, of New Kensington. His grandchildren, Holli Ravotti, Kylie Bibza & Jimmy McGuire, Jessica & Jorge Rojas, Kristen & Kurt Knott, Cori Ravotti and Isabella Carabin. Great grandchildren, Edward, Allee, Seano, George, Samantha, Abigail, McKenna, Elena, Leo and Kade. Mario is also survived by his sister, Theresa & Roger Kalmeyer. Three brothers, Edward "Butch" & Claudia Ravotti. Guido & Sandra Ravotti and Allen "Chip" & Loretta Ravotti. Sister in laws, Loretta Ravotti and Beverley Ravotti. In addition to his parents and wife, Mario is preceded in death by his brothers, Dominic, Raymond and Robert Ravotti and his sister, Della Miller. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, March 24th from 3-6 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am in St. Mary, Mother of God Church at 608 High St. in Freeport, with Reverend Richard J. Kosisko, JCL officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery Freeport, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania (PFWPA) 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Suite 2222, Cranberry Township, PA 16066 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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March 24, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Redmond Funeral Home Inc.
524 High St.,
Freeport, Pennsylvania 16229

Mass of Christian Burial
March 25, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Mary, Mother of God Church

Freeport, PA


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