Ralph Gianfrancesco, 74, died May 12, 2014 with family by his side in Palm Bay, Florida.
Ralph was born February 20, 1940 in Perth Amboy, NJ where he spent his childhood and met and married his high school sweetheart, Maryanne. Together they had three children; Michelle, Ralph, Jr. and Michael.
Ralph spent his career as business manager for the New Jersey Building Laborers District Council until his retirement in June of 2009. He retired to Melbourne, Florida where he was a respected member of his community. His many friends will remember his sense of humor and joy of living. He will be greatly missed by many.
He is survived by his children Michelle Gianfrancesco, Michael (Lisa) Gianfrancesco, and Mark Templeton; his granddaughters, Nicole Gianfrancesco, Dana Yervasi, and Christina Gianfrancesco; and his partner, Linda Weisrock.
Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Maryanne, and his son, Ralph Jr.
Viewing will be held at Flynn and Sons Funeral Home, 23 Ford Avenue, Fords, NJ, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, May 16, 2014. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Good Shepherd Parish at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 625 Florida Grove Road, Hopelawn, NJ at 9:30 am on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Entombment will follow at Cloverleaf Memorial Park in Woodbridge, NJ.
Local arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Palm Bay 724-2224. Please share memories and sign guestbook at www.afcfcare.com.
Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care
950 Malabar Rd Se Palm Bay, FL 32907
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on May 14, 2014