Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola

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Mob Wives' Big Ang, who died at age 55 after a cancer battle, will be laid to rest next week.

The reality star, whose real name was Angela Raiola and who was a niece of Salvatore "Sally Dogs" Lombardi of the Genovese crime family, passed away early Thursday at a hospital in New York City. She died from complications of lung and brain cancer after she contracted pneumonia, The New York Times reported, adding that she is survived by husband Neil Murphy, children Anthony D'Onofrio and Raquel D'Onofrio and six grandchildren.

Four private visitations for Big Ang will be held at a funeral home over the weekend, while the reality star will be honored Monday with a private funeral at the Basilica of Regina Pacis, a Catholic parish church in Brooklyn, E! News has learned. She will be laid to rest at a private burial in Staten Island.

Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola

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Mob Wives stars paid tribute to Big Ang after her death. Some visited her in her final moments. Karen Gravano told E! News she looked "beautiful."

"When we first walked in the room, we didn't know her head was gonna be shaved. So when we first seen her, we were like, 'Ang, your eyelashes are so long,' she was like, 'I know, right?'" added cast member Carla Facciolo, 49. "She was just happy about that."

Several other celebrities also paid tribute to Big Ang online.

"Such a vibrant, loving, genuine spirit. #BigAng," Nicki Minaj wrote on Instagram late Thursday.

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