Obituary of Ralph D. Vitali
Ralph D. Vitali, 85 years, of Berlin NJ, passed away on April 30, 2022. Son of the late Ralph and Victoria (née Musto) Vitali. Beloved husband of Elena Vitali (née German). Loving father of Julie (Stephen), Olivia (James), Vicky (John), Starlet (Carmen), Perry (Cathy) and Dawn (Robert). Dear brother of Thelma and the late Thea and Ida. Cherished grandfather of Victoria, Nicholas, Ashley, Summer, Skyler, Tori, Vincent, Carmen, Dominick, Perry Jr., Taylor, Justin and Mitchell and great grandfather of Diesel, Decker, Kennedy, Jesse, Vincenzo, Ryleigh and Logan. Also survived by his pets Koko and Buster.
Ralph was a proud US Air Force veteran. He held the rank of TSGT E6 and served from 1954 to 1977 during Vietnam. Over the years he has worked as a medical material supervisor, a restaurant manager in Las Vegas Nevada and New Jersey from 1977 to 1985. He was the general manager for Owens Illinois in New Jersey from 1985 to 1992. Most recently he worked in the warehouse at Holman Ford from 1992 to 1999 before he retired.
Ralph has been a member of the St. Simon Stock Parish for many years. He enjoyed fishing, cruising, reading, spending time with his grandchildren, watching TV, and playing solitaire and crossword puzzles on his iPad.
He really enjoyed his life for 52 years with his loving wife Elena. It was a rare occurrence to see him without her by his side. They cooked many meals together, took plenty of walks by the lake, and shared many laughs and memories.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Saturday May 7, 2022 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM at the COSTANTINO-PRIMO FUNERAL HOME, 231 W. WHITE HORSE PIKE, BERLIN NJ 08009. Funeral service 10:30AM at the funeral home. Interment with military honors to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin NJ. To leave lasting condolences or photos, please use the links on this page.
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