Ronnell Rauert

Woodstock – Ronnell A. (Sorber) Rauert, 65, of New Sweden Rd., died Saturday evening November 17, 2018 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving wife of the late John Rauert. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Llewellyn and Helena Sorber. Ronnie was predeceased by her brother Dean Sorber and sister Sue Waterbury.

Ronnie was united in marriage to John in Yonkers, NY, on July 4, 1972. They moved to Connecticut in July 1976 where they proudly built their longtime home in Woodstock in 1977.

Ronnie enjoyed gardening and plants of all kinds, except vegetables. She worked for over twelve years in finance at Bob’s Discount Furniture as the AP Manager where she touched the hearts of so many and will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her nieces Kristin Brown, Kyle Waterbury; great nephew Kole Waterbury, cousin Lorraine Carty, and brother-in-law Brian Waterbury all from FL; as well as a sister-in-law Carol Olsen of Ashford, niece Ginger Olsen of Brooklyn and close friend Amanda Vasquez of Brooklyn. Ronnie also leaves behind her beloved dog, Haili Marie that meant the world to her. A special thanks to Hospice of NECT for the care she received. Ronnie was predeceased by siblings Dean Sorber and Susan Waterbury.

At Ronnie’s request no formal services will be held, however, suiting her strong personality and ability to impact those around her she’d like to be remembered with the phrase “Long Live the Queen”. Share a memory at