Barbara Ranieri

  • Born: November 5, 1942
  • Died: July 20, 2021
  • Location: Havertown, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall

2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008
Tel. (610) 356-4200

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Mother, Grandmother and Sister


Barbara (nee De Orio) Ranieri, age 78 of Havertown, joined the love of her life on July 20, 2021

She was born November 5, 1942, in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. She graduated from West Catholic Girls High School and went on to become a licensed Hair Stylist. After marrying her beloved husband of 52 yrs., James, they moved to Havertown. Barbara worked part-time from home while raising their two children, James "Jamie" II and Stephanie Grimaldi (Piero).

Barbara enjoyed spending time at the beach with her family or at home working in her garden. She loved to shop and had a great sense of style. She also had a passion for interior design and helped many friends and family decorate their homes.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 yrs. James J. Ranieri and her dear brother Jack De Orio.

Survived by her cherished children James J. "Jamie" II, and Stephanie Grimaldi (Piero); her 5 adoring grandchildren Jacqueline, Brianna, Victoria, and Alexis Ranieri; and Giovanna Grimaldi; also, her dear sister Anne Hopkins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation on Friday, July 23rd
8:30-10:15 AM at the Danjolell Memorial Home of Broomall 2811 West Chester Pike Broomall, PA 19008. Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Mary Magdalen
2430 N. Providence Road Media, PA Interment Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation 111 S. Fifth St. Unit 500 Philadelphia, PA 19106


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom.

Posted by Vincent Di Stefano - COCHRANVILLE, PA - Family Friend   July 22, 2021

I have such fond memories of my old friend, she was unique! RIP my BonAir sister!

Posted by Barbara Ryan - Havertown,, PA - Friend   July 22, 2021


I am very sorry for your loss. May God give you peace during your time of grief and give you solace in the wonderful memories of your mother.

Posted by Michael Ferro - Ormond Beach, FL - Family Friend   July 22, 2021


Dear Stephanie, Jamie and family, we are so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Our hearts go out to all of you. We have many fond memories with your mom. She is now at peace with your dad. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. RIP Barbara! Love to all!. Lenny and Kathy Zimmerer

Posted by Kathy Zimmerer - Ormond Beach, FL - Friend   July 22, 2021

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