Irondequoit: died peacefully on March 18, 2018 at the age of 93. Ralph is the son of Michelina and Rocco Minchella. Ralph was predeceased by his wife Shirley and four siblings John, Ozzie, Tony, and Anna. He and his four siblings were born and raised in Rochester. He was a veteran of World War II. Ralph married Shirley Arlene Krumnow Minchella in Temple, Texas in 1948. He is survived by his sons Dennis (Lindsey) and Bob, his grandchildren, Dan, Peter, and Sebastian, and his great grandchildren Evan, Leah, and Graham. Ralph was a devoted family man who worked three jobs to provide for his family. He enjoyed hunting, bowling, and maintaining his beautiful yard.
Friends are welcome Wednesday 6-8pm at the John M. Hedges Funeral Home, 1717 Portland Ave. Ralph's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 10:30am at Peace of Christ Parish at St. Ambrose Church. Interment Irondequoit Cemetery.