Petrucci, Ralph, age 69 of Hawthorne, NJ on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Born in Paterson, Ralph had resided in Hawthorne most of his life. A former manager at Paul’s Motors in Hawthorne, he was active in multiple youth baseball programs, acting as a coach for his sons’ teams. Ralph was a lifelong Yankees fan with an advanced sense of humor and a love of standup comedy. He freely shared his humor, wisdom, and common sense with anybody who needed a voice of reason or a good laugh.
Ralph Petrucci is survived by his former spouse Nora Petrucci, and their children: Clint Petrucci, Derek and his wife Fayth Petrucci, and his granddaughter Lillian Petrucci, all of Dumont, NJ. He is also survived by his son Marc Duchnowski and Danielle Piaggio of Toms River, NJ; parents of his beloved grandchildren Paige, Emily, and Aaron Duchnowski. Dear son of Grace (nee Barcella) Petrucci of Hawthorne and the late Frank Petrucci (1998). Brother of Frani Elia of Ramsey, Terri Franco of Park Ridge, and the late James Petrucci (2019).
Cremation will be private. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.