elevated QqThD God called Ralph peacefully on January 13, 2021 at the age of 80. Born in Bitritto, Bari, Italy to the late Giuseppe and Antonia De Palma. Beloved husband of Nicoletta for over 54 years. Cherished father of Joseph (Kristy) and Nicholas. Adored grandpa of Lucas and Kayla. Much loved brother to Luigi (Cosima) and the late Pasquale (Angela).
elevated QqThD Ralph was such a kind and generous person, who was happiest when surrounded by family and friends. He loved to laugh and bring a smile to others. A gentle soul who touched everyone that had the pleasure to know him. He was respected by all and will be sadly missed. While we can never replace the emptiness in our hearts, we will take comfort in all of our cherished memories.
elevated QqThD Due to COVID-19, a private funeral service will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home and entombment at Forest Lawn Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to St. Justin Martyr Parish, Unionville or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
elevated QqThD For those who wish to view this service, please click the link below. Online viewers, please be advised that the link will only go live 10 minutes prior to the service time. The private funeral service will be on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM.