Obituary of Raffaele “Ralph” Rinaldi Raffaele “Ralph” Rinaldi, a longtime resident of Yonkers, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2018, at the age of 87. Raffaele was born in Morcone, Benevento, Italy to the late Pasquale & Antonia. He married his beloved wife Modestina (nee Rubbo) in 1956 in Italy & came to the US in 1957. Along with his wife, he is survived by his loving son Anthony & his wife Joanne, son-in-law Joseph Lufrano, his cherished granddaughters Gianna, Lauren, Regina, & Adriana. Raffaele was predeceased by his daughter Anna, as well as his siblings Domenico & Pierino. Raffaele was the life of the party, whether it was singing a song or playing the accordian. He was always willing listen to a story and was never quick to judge. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, donations in Raffaele’s memory can be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering. (Please click the link on the left side of the page or click HERE to donate.) Funeral Mass Monday, December 31, 2018 9:30 AM at Saint John the Baptist Church , 670 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10704 with Entombment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280 Secor Road, Hartsdale, NY 10530. The family will be present on Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 3-7 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 – (914) 375-1400 – www.frswfh.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Raffaele Ralph Rinaldi 1931 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Yonkers, state: New York