Raina Alicia Blackmon
April 16, 1971 - August 22, 2017
Raina Alicia Blackmon BS BSN RN, 46 years old, transitioned peacefully on August 22, 2017 in Hamilton, New Jersey. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Mary Dickerson Blackmon, her sister Krystyn Elizabeth Blackmon (Alonzo DeRamus), niece Morgan Leigh Ann DeRamus and a host of other loving relatives and dear friends. Her father, Herbert Lee Blackmon predeceased her.
Raina was born on April 16, 1971 in Orange, New Jersey to Herbert Lee and Mary Dickerson Blackmon. She attended St. Charles Kids School, Calvary Christian School and The Arts High School of Newark, NJ graduating in 1989. Raina earned two bachelor’s degrees in Biochemistry and Nursing from Ramapo College and Seton Hall University, respectively. She worked as a utilization/precertification nurse for CSG, Inc. . . .