Obituary for Raffaele DiBiase
With heavy hearts the family announces the loss of an extraordinary man, Ralph on Thursday, August 31, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at St. Peter's Hospital at the age of 73. He will be forever missed by his beloved wife Eda (nee Pezzaniti). Loving father of Robert and Peter (Alessandra). Proud and dedicated Nonno of Daman, Lyla and Marcello. Beloved brother of Giovanna Varrasso (the late Sabatino), Carmela Martiello (Carmen), the late Antonietta D'Imperio (Antonio), Rita Ismael (Jack), Maria Petruzzo (the late Romello), Angelo DiBiase (Franca), the late Salvatore DiBiase (Laurie) and the late Domenic DiBiase (Yvonne). Dear brother-in-law of Maria Volpe (Frank), Rosa Tropiano (Vince), Frank Pezzaniti (Linda), Jim Pezzaniti (Linda), Sarah Testaverde (the late Frank) and Paula Faiazza (Rick). Predeceased by his parents Guiseppe and Marianna DiBiase and parents-in-law Pasquale and Teresa Pezzaniti. Will be missed also by his many nieces and nephews. Ralph bravely fought a difficult battle with cancer. He was admired for the love he had for his family and friends and will be deeply missed. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Parish, 20 Idlewood Avenue, Hamilton (Upper Ottawa and Fennell). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Bob Kemp Hospice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.