Ralph Espedito Piccolo, 96, of Essex, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Riverview Rehabilitation & Health Center in Essex.
Born Feb. 8, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Antonia and Carmella Piccolo. He was the husband of Mazie Warfield Piccolo, his wife of 71 years.
He and his wife enjoyed traveling from state to state working as vendors; and in later years they worked only in Baltimore City.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons Anthony Piccolo and companion Nancy Muntz, of Florida, Ralph and wife Belle Piccolo, of South Carolina, and William and wife Yung Piccolo, of Virginia; daughter Rosalie Piccolo, of Nevada; a sister, Rose Piccolo Bevans, of Delaware; and 10 grandchildren.
He was predeceased by sons James and Robert Piccolo; a daughter, Mary Ann Oliveri; and several brothers and sisters.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Tuesday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, with the Rev. Arthur Monroe officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Glenwood.
Online condolences may be offered at www.burrier-queen.com
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