CERULLO - Ralph L., 63, of N. Patchogue, NY, on March 1, 2013. Proud Navy veteran, longtime LIRR employee and former NTSA Chairman. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Taipale). Adored son of Lena (nee Ercole) and the late Fred Cerullo. Loving father of Ralph (and Liz) Cerullo, Stacy Cerullo-Masters and Christine Cerullo. Devoted step-father of Robert Rodriguez, Reinaldo Soto and Joanne Cassano. Cherished brother of Linda Blizzard and Fred Cerullo. Dearest grandfather of Nicholas, Anthony, Logan and Aiden. Arrangements entrusted to the Ruland Funeral Home Inc. (South of LIE Ext 63) 500 N. Ocean Ave., Patchogue NY. Family to receive friends Monday and Tuesday from 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass at 9:45am on Wednesday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church in Patchogue, NY. Private cremation to follow.

Published in Newsday on Mar. 4, 2013