Ralph Amadeo DePasquale, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. A Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N Ennis Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC. The family will receive friends following the service.
Ralph was born in Monticello, NY. He served in the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1964. He holds a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Marion College in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was an engineer with IBM for 30 years before retiring.
He loved gardening, cooking and bird watching. He also was an avid animal lover and his dogs, Smokie, Bootsie and Lucky were his constant and loyal companions.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Cosmos and Delores DePasquale of Beach Lake, NY.
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He is survived by his two daughters, Shari DePasquale of MD, and Karen Mason and husband, Randy of NC; three sisters, Connie Theodorou and husband, William of GA, Dolores Dwyer of FL, and Marie Flynn and husband, Donnie of PA; four brothers, Bobby DePasquale and wife, Sandy of VA, Frank DePasquale and wife, Pat of TX, Tommy DesPasquale and wife, Nancy of PA, and Ronnie DePasquale and wife, Maureen of PA; and three grandchildren, Brittany, Taylor, and Chris Mason of NC.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at thomasfuneral.com