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Ralph ""Crash"" Giovinazzo
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1919
Clark Mills
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1988
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA

Crash married Rose Conte in Utica, New York. She had two children, Joseph and Phylis, from a previous marriage whom he adopted. They then had two additional children Ralph and Anthony.

Crash had six siblings, Rafaele (who did not survive), Victor (Who did not survive), William , Angela , Pasquale (Pat), and Anthony (Tony) .

He started Crash's Auto Parts early in the 1950's in Frankfort, New York which still thrives today.

When he was younger Ralph became a friend with the 1928 Bantomweight Boxing Champion Bushy Graham In the 1930's who also grew up in the city of Utica, New York. Following Bushy Graham's boxing career, Ralph (as an amateur) trained and sparred with the former champ using the name "Crash Davis". He only boxed in the depression day WPA work camps. This was the entertainment for the large work crews who could not leave the camps because of their remote locations. They were friends until Bushy Graham died. 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Tom Morosco
Record added: Jan 07, 2007
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Ralph Crash Giovinazzo
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Ralph Crash Giovinazzo
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Ralph Crash Giovinazzo
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