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I worked for Pete, Mr. Ragone, for years, and my mom, Joyce Nowlin, worked for him for years and years. He was a household word in our house, most beloved. I remember his zeal quite well. He would fire and rehire with no resentments whatever. Truth. He expected excellence, yet having a generous heart toward his workers. It has been many years since I worked for him, but the thought of him reminds me of him running about here and

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Posted by: Brenda Nowlin - Roanoke, VA   Dec 01, 2016

Pete was a wonderful Christian man. He was Roanoke's silent giver. All you had to do was tell him someone was in need and it would be taken care of- anonymously of course. May his family take comfort; he is finally with his beloved and all his good friends.

Posted by: Gloria Reinhardt Majerus - North Port, FL   Dec 01, 2016

Our deepest expressions of sympathies on the passing of your Dad. May you find comfort in knowing that you have another "angel" looking over you. All our love and prayers.

Posted by: Dan & Lisa Dorazio - Sumas, WA   Dec 01, 2016

To the Ragone family:

Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Pete was one of the first people I met when I moved to the Roanoke Valley in 1986, and I grew to know him as a compassionate, generous, and loving and dedicated husband, father and boss. Both his family at home and his family at Glad Rags were clearly of utmost importance to him, as was his Church. His years of service as a Greeter

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Posted by: Steve Talevi - Roanoke, VA   Dec 01, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Ragone Family for the loss of your dear father, and grandfather. What an amazing man. I am sure your mom greeted him warmly and they are both watching over you all now. The Gramann and Tramutola families are very sorry for your loss. May God Bless.

Posted by: Nancy Tramutola - Homer GLen, IL   Dec 01, 2016

My prayers are with the family My mother Helen Hodges worked many years for Mr Pete. He was a great boss and a great person. We are in prayer for his family and many friends.

Posted by: Shearry Hodges - Buchanan, VA   Dec 01, 2016

My condolences to all my Ragone friends on the the loss of your Father.You are all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by: Rick Allred - Boones Mill, VA   Dec 01, 2016

My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. I thought a lot of Pete. I was so surprised to hear the news. I can only hope that he is at rest and enjoying a reunion with his wife. God Bless him and his family.

Posted by: Glen David Waldis - Roanoke, VA   Nov 30, 2016

So sorry for the loss of your Father, he was a remarkable man and a joy to be around. Praying for God's comfort and peace to surround you and many happy memories to sustain you.
Maryanne & Richard Kruszewski & Family

Posted by: Maryanne Kruszewski - Tucson, AZ   Nov 30, 2016

Pete j Ragone will be surely miss will be thinking of him every day god bless the whole family from Deborah@ Jr Stickman and Betty and Wayne Myers

Posted by: Carlton Stickman - Eagle Rock, VA   Nov 30, 2016