Ninfa A. Rugnetta

Ninfa A. Rugnetta (nee Tocco), 88, of Manchester, NJ, formerly of Tappan, NY, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021. Beloved wife of Joseph. Cherished mother of Josephine Heller and husband Steven of Lords Valley, PA, Anna Ratner and husband Edward of Dumont, NJ and Rosalie Frustaci and husband Bruno of North Dartmouth, MA. Proud grandmother of Stephanie, Joseph, Joseph, Rebecca, Nicholas and Christine and great-grandmother of Thomas, Isabella, Gracie, Carmine and Ha’ani. Dearest sister of the late Vito Tocco.

Visitation will be Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 12:00 Noon at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart RC Church, Tappan, NY.


  1. Rosemary Guiga

    Our deepest condolences for the loss of Ninfa, our cousin. Ninfa was a lovely , kind, woman who was full of fun and laughter. May she be happy in her new life in heaven. Rosemary and Carmine Guiga and family.

  2. We love you Aunt Ninfa.

  3. Lynn and Anthony Rugnetta

    Lynn and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to our Uncle Joe and Cousins Josephine and Anna and Rosalie and their family on the passing of of Aunt Ninfa
    She was a great lady and great mother and wonderful aunt I have so many beautiful memories of my Aunt Ninfa that will always be vivid in my mind and always in my heart. She possessed an abundance of wonderful qualities such as kindness and generosity and she was filled with love
    She had a great smile and personality that would brighten anyone’s day. And what a fantastic cook and baker she was. She certainly touched many people throughout her life with all her goodness
    May God Bless her soul. May Perpetual Light Shine upon her. Our prayers and thoughts are with our Uncle and Cousins and their family

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