Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola's Life in Pictures

Following the reality star's death, we look back at her larger-than-life 55 years

BORN INTO DRAMA

Born Angela Raiola, "Big Ang" was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Her uncle Salvatore "Sally Dogs" Lombardi was the captain of the Genovese crime family, one of the "Five Families" that control the mafia in New York City. Lombardi died in prison in 2009.