elevated iA12c October 24, 1972 ~ April 9, 2020

elevated iA12c With deepest sorrow, the Renzi family announces the death of Raffaele (Ralph) Renzi. At the age of 47 years old, our most beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed suddenly and peacefully at his home from Sudden Cardiac Death on Thursday, April 9, 2020.

elevated iA12c Ralph was born in Toronto, Ontario and spent all of his life in Toronto.

elevated iA12c Ralph is survived by his adoring mother, Ida Renzi and sister, Anna (Renzi) Siciliano and brother, Daniele Renzi and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

elevated iA12c Ralph was a loving son and best friend to his mother, Ida. He was caring and thoughtful with an incredible sense of humor.

elevated iA12c Ralph is predeceased by his father, Vincenzo Renzi who died on October 25, 2007 and his paternal grandparents, Vincenzo and Anna Renzi and his maternal grandparents, Gaetano and Assunta Cannataro. We have the serenity to know that Ralph is alongside his father, Vincenzo and family members and his pet cat (Chiccolino) in Heaven. 

elevated iA12c Ralph will be forever remembered for his kind heart, beautiful smile and gentle soul. He was especially incredibly caring and loving towards his mother, Ida and truly cherished their beautiful relationship.

elevated iA12c Ralph will be deeply missed but his legacy will continue to triumph infinitely. He is now our guardian angel looking down on us from Heaven. In leaving an indelible imprint in our hearts, his beautiful legacy and memory will live forever. Ralph was a bright ray of sunshine and the glorious sun will pledge allegiance to his beautiful heart.

elevated iA12c Indeed, there were milestones and celebrations on earth that did not come to fruition for Ralph but with divine certainty we know he will celebrate a new life in Heaven. Rest in eternal peace dear Ralph. You shall never be forgotten. Until we meet again.

elevated iA12c Ralph’s resting place is at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Thornhill, Ontario.

elevated iA12c *“It is not the length of life, but depth of life.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson

elevated iA12c *“I love thee with a love that shall not die, till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.”—William Shakespeare