- Angela "Big Ang" Raiola rose to fame in VH1 reality series "Mob Wives"
- Raiola fought lung and brain cancer
- She was known for her raspy voice, large stature and love of plastic surgery
(CNN)Angela "Big Ang" Raiola, the flamboyant reality TV star who rose to fame on the VH1 series "Mob Wives," died early Thursday after a battle with lung and brain cancer. She was 55.