Pressel, Ralph R.
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Ralph Richard Pressel, 68, of Cumming, GA (former resident of New Canaan, CT and Stamford, CT) passed away on July 21, 2014. Born in Mineola, NY, he is the son of the late Harvey and Mary Pressel.
Ralph grew up in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI and graduated from Union College in NY where he met Jean at a college mixer. After they married, they moved to Bloomington, IN where he received his MBA from Indiana University. Ralph was CFO of International Banking at CitiCorp in NYC for several years before leaving the industry to pursue his passion of house flipping in Connecticut with Jean. They moved to the Atlanta area in 1990 and continued house rehabbing and their architectural drawing business until retirement.
Ralph will be remembered for his unwavering love of his family and his one-of-a-kind sense of humor.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jean Talbott Pressel of Cumming, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Burrell Sullivan, III of Cumming, GA; daughter, Jennifer Pressel Goldman of Franklin, TN; brother, Wayne Pressel of Carson City, NV; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Darby Sullivan of Cumming, GA.
Condolences may be expressed on line at www. McDonaldandSon.com
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Hillsdale College (hillsdale.edu)
Arrangements by McDonald & Son Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Dr., Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Aug. 3, 2014