(April 29, 1955-February 8, 2018, retired GM 35.5 yrs)
“After 43 years together, I have lost the love of my life.”
Beloved husband of Tami, devoted father of Crystal (Brian Cox), Scott and Jeffery. Grampie to his little boy Caden. Cherished uncle, father and grandfather figure to Tara (Leonard Robertson), Vienna, Preston, Tyson, Tanner, Denver, Braxton, Keenin, Harmony, Ryerson and Jersey. Brother of Glenn(Deb) and Anna Riseborough (Kevin), uncle to Klarke and Derek. Will be missed greatly by mother-in-law Carol Harsell. Loved by his sisters and brothers-in-law, adored by his nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Ralph and his 1927 Oakland were a regular at the car shows, he enjoyed the cottage, his boats and little girl Oke. And because of his dedication "Mary street went wild with crazy Christmas lights."
Visitation will be held at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport)905-440-3595 on Wednesday, February 14th from 2:00-4:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm and on Thursday, February 15th from 1:00-2:30pm with a Service to Celebrate Ralph’s life in the DeStefano Chapel at 2:30pm.
In memory of Ralph, donations may be made to Durham Association for Family Respite Services.
Memories may be shared at www.destefanofuneralhomes.ca