Mural for 'Big Ang' on Staten Island; special tribute on VHI

'Mob Wives' stars Renee Graziano and Karen Gravano.

- The wives and relatives of mobsters have shared everything from fights and arrests over the past six years on the hit reality TV series from VH1, 'Mob Wives.'

The last episode airs March 9 with a reunion episode on March 16.

Cast member Karen Gravano, daughter of Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano; and Renee Graziano, daughter of reputed mobster Anthony Graziano, say they're getting together for a special tribute to late cast member Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola.

"We shot (the tribute) last night. There was a lot of VHI family, friends, her children, fans came out to celebrate her life which I find very hard to do. It is a very open wound. There is so much emotion with the women and the show ending," said Gravano.

"I was there the day she passed in the hospital. She had life in her. She wanted to live," said Graziano.

Raiola died last month after a battle with stage 4 cancer.  She was 55 years old.

The tribute to 'Big Ang' airs after the final episode.

Ahead of the last show, cast member Drita D'Avanzo shared a photo on Instagram of the mural unveiled Sunday of Raiola on Staten Island.

The larger-than-life painting is up at Raiola sister's children's boutique store, The Country Mouse, at 570 Forest Ave. 

 

#RIPAng Today was beautiful...an amazing family!!! @janinedetore

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