Raffaelea “Dolly” Motchan

Date of Birth: January 25, 1930 Date of Death: April 30, 2017

Raffaelea “Dolly” Motchan (nee Ovale), age 87, passed away on April 30, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late George (1975). She was the loving mother of Kathleen Dory, and her husband Bill, and the late Dr. George C. Motchan, and his wife Lois. Cherished grandmother of Eileen Frasca and her husband, Frank, and Kelly McGlyn and her husband, Dan, Brooke Mills and her husband, Joe, Jaye Motchan, and Tori Motchan. Devoted great-grandmother of Bradan George McGlyn, Shannon Elizabeth McGlyn, Sadie Eileen McGlyn, Jackson Frank Frasca, Gianna Dory Frasca, David George Mills. Dear sister of Theresa Notorberto, Jennie Vasaturo, and Helen Cerillo, and the late Kay Marino, late Millie Karacand, late Ralph Ovale.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, she moved to Staten Island in 1967, settling in Willowbrook. Raffaele and her husband married in 1950. They were married for 25 years before his passing. Together they raised 2 children. Some of her hobbies included slot machines, playing scratchoffs, cooking. She was extremely fond of her teacup poodle Sue Sue. She loved spending time with her entire loving family.
In lieu of flowers, family would appreciate donations to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Tuesday, 5/2/17
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM
Wednesday, 5/3/17
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM


Thursday, 5/4/17 at 10:00 AM

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