Sharon Elaine Ralph

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Ralph Sharon Elaine Ralph, age 73, longtime resident of Pickerington, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She was a graduate of Columbus Linden McKinley High School, Class of 1958, retired school bus driver for Pickerington schools with 32 years of service, and a supervisor for Pickerington Parks and Recreation Summer Playground program. She was also a member Pickerington Athletic Boosters, softball coach and baseball scorekeeper in the PYAA, Girlscout and Cubscout den leaders, and loved bingo and bowling. She is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Neva Smith, sisters Patricia Bogart and Joan Bullock, grandson Bret Chatfield, brothers-in-law Ray Ogburn and Marvin Ralph. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Ralph, of 55 years; daughters, Julie (John) Brunet and Jill Chatfield; sons, Jeffrey Ralph and Jerry (Christa) Ralph; grandchildren, Danielle, John, and Jarrod Brunet, Kristin, Cole, and Makenzie Chatfield, Ethan and Jake Ralph; sisters, Cindy Ogburn and Margie (Norm) Byers. Her family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the COTNER FUNERAL HOME, 7369 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, where her service will be Saturday at 10 a.m., with interment to follow at Violet Township Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her memory to Forest Rose School, 1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Messages may be sent to her family by visiting

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Cotner Funeral Home
7369 East Main Street Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 25, 2014