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Filomena M. Raia
Filomena M. Raia

April 29, 1926 - February 7, 2020
Born in North Bergen, NJ
Resided in Hampton Twsp, NJ


HAMPTON - Filomena M. Raia, 93, passed peacefully at home on Friday, February 7, 2020. Originally from Bergen County, Filomena was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, "Anthony", of 72 years, in December 2016. She was also pre-deceased by her parents, four brothers and one sister.

Filomena is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Flanagan and husband, John, of Andover Borough, Barbara Curto and husband, Gary, Patricia Steffen, and Toni Sabol. She had nine grandchildren Michael, her "Mickey" and wife, Little Patty, Jeannette, Jon, Renee, Christina, Nicole, Steven, Cody and Maigan; and two special friends Amanda De Stefano & Stacey Steele. Filomena also had nine great-grandchildren, Brian and Eric "Ricky" Hewitt, Colin and Braeden Flanagan, Leigha and Elijah Arnott, Kalob Johnston, and Sean and Ronan Casey.

Filomena was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved gardening, butterflies, playing ball with her dog "Baby", country and Hawaiian music, as well as Frank Sinatra. She was a hard worker, employed by Netcong Shop-Rite for 25 years which gave her great joy. She had strong values & was a role model to her family. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 and from 10 to 11 am on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St, Newton, NJ 07860. Funeral services will begin at 11 am on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Branchville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
11:00 AM
Branchville Cemetery
Pines Road
Branchville, NJ 07826
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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