Ralph Natilli Obituary, Death – Borelli, who resided in Lewiston and was 91 years old at the time of his passing on May 11, 2019, passed away at Buffalo General Hospital. Ralph Borelli was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on October 25th, 1927. His parents, Frank Borelli and Maria T. Bozza, both passed away before their son was born. His parents passed away before he was born. He attended public schools in the area and graduated from what was formerly known as Trott Vocational School.
He acquired his schooling locally. Ralph was a proud veteran who had served in the United States Navy during World War II on the Ammo Ship USS Paricutin. Ralph’s service had taken place in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He has prior experience working in the South Pacific (AE-18). Ralph had been employed with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local for a total of 42 years when he became eligible for retirement due to reaching the required age.
He worked for a variety of independent contractors, the most recent of which was Ferguson Electric. He was also self-employed at one point. Ralph had a deep appreciation for the great outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. In addition to that, he was looking forward to reuniting with his fellow World War II Navy Veterans from Sampson. He had served his nation throughout his time in the military and was a member of the VFW Post 313 in the city of Youngstown.
Ralph leaves behind his wife of 70 years, Anne (Hardy) Borelli of Lewiston, as well as a son, Ralph C. Borelli (Deborah), also of Lewiston. Anne (Hardy) Borelli and Ralph C. Borelli (Deborah) both reside in Lewiston. Throughout his life, he was shown a great deal of love by his grandchildren Tracy Borelli (Kevin Jeffords) of Lewiston and Christa Borelli of the Village of Kenmore, as well as by his great-granddaughter Natalie Carroll. Martin Angelo Borelli and Mark Francis (Janette) Borelli, both of his sons, passed away before he did.