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Ralph F. DeMarco

Obituary for Ralph F. DeMarco

October 18, 1929 - August 17, 2020
Fairview Park, Ohio | Age 90

Loving Father and Grandfather


Ralph F. DeMarco, age 90 of Fairview Park, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 17, 2020. Born in Lorain, OH on October 18, 1929, Ralph spent the last 60-plus years with his beloved wife, Beverly (nee Fenzel). He is also survived by his sons, James (Gloria) of Parma, Gary (Linda) of Rocky River, Ted (Sherri) of North Ridgeville and six grandchildren. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Francesco and Genoeffa (nee DelRaso), and siblings, Ida, Frank, and Angelo. Ralph was a long-term employee of World Publishing Co., Sherwin Williams, and Avery Dennison. He spoke fluent Italian and loved music, playing piano by ear, dabbling with the guitar, and singing karaoke. He particularly enjoyed movie musicals from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. Ralph looked forward to traveling and taking trips to California and Las Vegas. He was an avid Browns and Indians fan, attending games in the glory days of Otto Graham and Bob Feller. Every Sunday was spent watching the Browns with his sons. Ralph was a devout Roman Catholic who enjoyed attending Mass and participating in parish events. Family and friends will celebrate Ralph's life at a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm on Friday, August 21, 2020, at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 13400 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44111. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park. 440-333-9774

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