April 18, 1931 – July 14, 2022
In Loving Memory ~
It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the passing of our Father, Nonno, Raffaele (Ralph) Cupello, on July 14, 2022. Ralph was born in Grimaldi, Italy on April 18th 1931.
He is survived by his children; Frances, Sandra and Nancy, and granddaughter, Amanda, brother Frank and nieces and nephews. Ralph is predeceased by his wife Maria and his sister Maria Pettinato.
Ralph immigrated to Canada as a young man and eventually settled in Trail, BC where he raised his family and had a long career at Cominco. Ralph had a passion for gardening and loved sharing it with his friends and family. He enjoyed summers at the lake tending to his tomato plants and taking long walks.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Raffaele’s name may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC V1R 4M1 or online at www.kbrhhealthfoundation.ca
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 10:30 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, with Father Francis dela Cruz, Celebrant. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca.
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