Funeral for “Mob Wives” star to be held in Dyker

The wake and funeral for reality star and Brooklyn native Angela “Big Ang” Raiola will be held in Dyker Heights.

Raiola – star of the hit VH1 reality show “Mob Wives” – died Thursday, February 18 after a battle with stage four throat cancer that, since her first diagnosis in March, 2015, eventually spread to her brain and lung. She was 55 years old.

The star, who lived just over the bridge in Staten Island, succumbed to her illnesses at a New York City hospital among friends and family.

Raiola will be mourned during viewings at Scarpaci Funeral Home (1401 86th Street) on Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21, according to the home’s website. Her funeral will be held at the Basilica of Regina Pacis (1230 65th Street) on Monday, February 22.

“Mob Wives,” which premiered on VH1 in 2011, spotlighted the lives of women with close ties to the mafia. Raiola was a niece of Salvatore Lombardi (also known as Sally Dogs) of the Genovese crime family.

“Thank you for your love, prayers and unconditional support of Angela right to the very end,” said members of Raiola’s family in a statement on her Twitter account. “She truly went out richer than any monetary value could ever amount to.”

Raiola is survived by her husband Neil Murphy, two children and six grandchildren.

She was a graduate of New Utrecht High School.

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