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Memorial Service

Pelham Funeral Home
Saturday October 23rd, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Pelham Funeral Home
Saturday October 23rd, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Leila Ragin

Leila Ragin of Pelham, NY passed away on October 16, 2021. She was 78 years old. Born in New York, NY to Alfred Lavallina and Leila Davis.

Leila worked for the MTA for 37 years as a senior budget advisor. Even after retiring, Leila was always willing to help and assist her former co-workers when they needed help and guidance. She was the go-to person for those who knew her. Leila was a member of her church choir and enjoyed singing. She had a kind heart and always wanted her children and family around. Leila was very family oriented and loved spending time with them.

Leila is survived by her son; Damon Christopher Ragin, her daughter; Elizabeth Ann Lavallina, her cousins; Marsha and Edward Benovengo, her five beloved godchildren; Jennean Gadsen, Rory Thompson, Quintin Davis, Gerard Davis, Derek Monk and her dearest friends; Joanne Schiaroli, Barbara Quigley and Sharilyn Ellis-Orr. Leila will be missed by everyone who knew her. Leila is predeceased by her husband, Bernard Ragin.

A Celebration of Leila's Life will be held at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, New York on Saturday, October 23 from 10:00 am -11:00 am followed by a Funeral Service from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com


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A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Janet Robertson Oct 23 2021 8:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Kevin and Tommy schiaroli Oct 22 2021 2:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

May the perpetual light shine upon her, and may she rest in peace. AM Mazzella Oct 21 2021 8:40 AM

Rest In Peace. We will miss your thoughtful phone calls. Thanks for all of your prayers over the years. 🙏🏻❤️

Barbara,Maureen and Lexington Oct 20 2021 6:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Eunice Baptiste Oct 20 2021 1:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Karen Frederick Oct 20 2021 10:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Helen and Bill Robertson Oct 19 2021 7:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Joanne schiaroli Oct 19 2021 7:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leila Ragin

Tamara Strah & Victor Beube Oct 18 2021 3:18 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Tamara Strah. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Leila Ragin.

Tamara Strah Oct 18 2021 1:36 PM