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Ralph Germond Raffo
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1908
Naples
Cittą Metropolitana di Napoli
Campania, Italy
Death: Oct. 1, 1971
Euclid
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

FATHER: Joseph Raffa 1885-1947
MOTHER: Josephine LoConti 1886-1963
WIFE: Elma Calandra 1910-1973
MARRIED: Aug. 30, 1930, Cleveland, OH
CHILDREN:
+ Constance Germond Rowles, 1931-1987
+ Geralding Germond Austin, 1932
+ Faith Germond Raffo, 1944-1952

Ralph G. Raffo was born on Nov. 24, 1908 in Naples, Italy. Ralph was 22 when he married Emma Calandra, she was 20, on Aug. 30, 1930 in Cleveland and had three daughters listed above.
They were living at 916 Rondel Rd. in Collinwood and were married 41 years when Ralph passed away on Oct. 1, 1971 at age 63. Emma was 63 years old when she died on May 9, 1973 at Euclid General Hospital.
Both are buried at Lake View Cemetery in Sec. 43, Lot 692-A. Also buried with them is their daughter Faith who was only 8 years old when she died in May 1952.

1. www.cpl.org/Necrology File, Cleveland Press, 4 Oct 1971
RALPH G. RAFFO, beloved husband of Elma (nee Calandra), father of Mrs. David Rowles (Connie), Mrs. Jim Austin (Gerrie) and the late Faith, brother of Mrs. Albert Paradise (Margaret), Annie, Mrs. Marie Arlzone and Laura, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Friends may call at The Gattozzi & Son Funeral Home, 15301 St. Clair Ave., where services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 8:30 a.m. and at Holy Redeemer Church, at 9:30 a.m. Visiting Hours Monday 2-5 & 7-10 p.m.

2. DEATH CERTIFICATE, File # 81820; Cuyahoga Co, OH
RALPH G RAFFO was living at 916 Rondel in Cleveland passed away at Euclid General Hospital at 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 1, 1971 from acute broncho pneumonia at age 63. He also had carcinoma in the uppper left lobe. Interment at Lake View Cemetery on Oct. 5, 1971. He was an inspector for the City of Cleveland.
nformant was wife Elma Raffo. Listed his DOB as Nov. 24, 1908 in Italy. Parents were Joseph Raffo and Josephine LoConto.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Giuseppe Raffa (1885 - 1947)
  Josephine LoConto Raffa (1886 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Elma Germond Calandra Raffo (1910 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  Constance Germond Raffo Rowles (1931 - 1987)*
  Geraldine Raffo Austin (1932 - 2016)*
  Faith Germond Raffo (1944 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ralph Germond Raffo (1908 - 1971)
  Margaret C. Raffa Patalino-Paradise (1909 - 2003)*
  Anne Raffa (1915 - 1999)*
  Marie R Raffa Arezone (1916 - 1996)*
  Laura Raffa (1918 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 43 Lot 692-A
 
Maintained by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Originally Created by: Auto Graver
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78147915
Ralph Germond Raffo
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