Ralph Natale Sr.
Date of Passing:
Natale, Ralph Sr., 81, of Colonial Avenue, died peacefully on February 27, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Constance C. (Metthe) Natale.
A lifelong resident of Barrington, he was the son of the late Peter and Angelina (Dorsi) Natale.
Mr. Natale was the owner-operator of Ralph Natale & Son Mason Contractors for 30 years before retiring in 1992.
Ralph was a communicant of St. Mary of the Bay Church, Warren. He was a member of the Barrington Democratic Club and former member of the Bristol Elks Club. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, crabbing and spending time on the water.
Mr. Natale was a United States Navy Veteran.
Besides his wife of 58 years, he is survived by a daughter, Cheryl A. DeAngelis and her husband John of Barrington; a son, Ralph Natale Jr. of Bristol; two sisters, Claire Martins of Warren and Mary Ann Medici of Riverside; a brother, Peter Natale Jr. of Barrington; five grandchildren, Jonathan, Jenna and Katelyn DeAngelis and Matthew and Nicholas Natale; a great grandson, Cole Natale and his two best friends Tom and Frank. He was the brother of the late Anthony Natale.
Calling Hours will be held on Monday March 5, 2018 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 4-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main Street, Warren on Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Warren.
Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Ralph’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 or St. Mary of the Bay Church Rebuild Campaign, 645 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885 would be deeply appreciated.
Claire and Mary Ann,
My sincere condolences on your brother’s passing. As you are aware, we are distantly related from the small Italian commune of Sant Angelo d’Alife, Caserta Provence, Italy.
DEAR CONNIE AND RALPH WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I WILL MISS SEE HIM AT MCDONALDS IN SEEKONK IN THE MORNING AND HAVE A GOOD CHAT HE WILL BE MISSED LOVE THE COITE FAMILY
Dear Connie, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. I remember him from the Deli on Waseca. I remember him coming in and having coffee with Tom and Frank. The three of them always gave us a few laughs and lot’s of fishing stories. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dear Aunt Connie and Family,
Our deepest sympathy
Love and prayers,
Pat, Lisa, Carl and Christopher
Dear Connie,Cheryl and Ralph
I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers
Dear Connie, Cheryl & Ralph Jr,
Please accept our deepest sympathies for the loss of your husband and father. As neighbors, Ralph was generous, thoughtful and all-around great guy. You and your family are in our thought and prayers.
Stephen, Theresa, Joé & Sophia DeRiso
Dear Connie, Cheryl and Ralph,
Sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with all of you and your families.
Dear Connie, Cheryl and Ralph:
I am so sad to hear of “Corkys” passing. He was one of my dad’s best friends and he loved him dearly.
Hopefully the happy memories you have of him will bring you peace and joy.