Raffaele, Laurencina (Policastro) peacefully after an extended battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Beloved wife and love of his life of Robert J. Raffaele. Loving mother of Joseph (Lisa) Fischer, Jamie Fischer (Martin) Luterman, Robert J. (Dara) Raffaele and Jacquelyn (Chris) Monyok. “Nana” of Vincent, Angelica, Katie, Natalya, Anna, Anthony and baby Marty. Sister of Portia Policastro (Terrance) Irwin and the late Rose Marie Policastro. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Laurie was the matriarch of her loving family. She will be sadly missed by all. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 in the Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, 500 Greenfield Avenue Funeral Saturday 11:30 A.M. Followed by Funeral Mass in St.. Rosalia Church at 12 NOON.