This page was created by the Bloomfield Information Project to remember the names and stories of those our community has lost to COVID-19. It is a part of a statewide media collaboration with a goal to name and celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of the virus.

You can share the story of someone our community has lost here. We’ll follow up with a few questions and prepare an obituary to add here.

Those Lost

Graveney Stuart Severin, 48, of Bloomfield

“‘This is what we loved about him,’ his wife, Andrea, said. ‘If he had one penny and someone told him they are in need, he’d give them that one penny even though he had nothing else.’”

William Paul Ricigliano, 63, of Lincoln Park

“Bill’s brother, Vincent, wrote that residents remembered Bill as a friendly and generous man…’Seeing and feeling the effect of Bill’s legacy is heartwarming and inspiring.’”

Louis Rocco Raimondi, 86, of Bloomfield

“Louis loved his family and was well-loved in return by many who met him, according to his daughter, Lisa. When he was younger, ‘he was known for being the first to reach out to anyone who needed help.’”

Joan R. White, 67, of Bloomfield

“Joan was cautious with her love, according to her sister, Carol, but once she was your friend, it was forever and she’d move heaven and earth to help if you needed it.’”

Denise Dorey pictured holding her daughter, Dana.

Denise Dorey, 67, of Bloomfield

“Denise also enjoyed keeping things fancy and preferred to have her makeup done and earrings on. Her beautiful face is what Dana will miss most.”