Thursday, March 13, 2014
My Father - March 11, 2014
We are so very sad about dad. He was a wonderful, talented man and a terrific father.
NAME: Ralph Coscarelli
TOWN OF RESIDENCE: New Kensington
DATE OF DEATH: died peacefully in his sleep after a long illness on March 11, 2014
DATE OF BIRTH: November 6, 1922
CITY OF BIRTH: New Kensington
PARENTS NAMES: the late Frank and Elizabeth (Bruno) Coscarelli
SPOUSE NAME: Mary Jane (Greco) Coscarelli
DECEASED FAMILY MEMBERS: Besides his parents, a brother, Frank Coscarelli and a sister Claire Zuclich
CHURCH: Mt. St. Peter R.C. Church, New Kensington
OCCUPATION: He owned and operated Ralph’s Cabinet Shop in New Kensington from 1952 to 1967. He then took up work with P.W. Campbell Contracting as Superintendent until retiring in 1985 due to illness. Mr. Coscarelli served in the Army during WWll from June 1943 to March, 1946 in the Chemical War Service attatched to the 87th. Division of General Patton’s 3rd. Army, serving in the European Theater of Operations.
He was a member of 7th. St. Sportsmans Club, New Kensington, Lower Burrell Veterans of Foreign Wars, and New Kensington American Legion. His enjoyment was hunting, fishing and repairing old antique furniture, and spending time with his family.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Mary Jane (Greco) Coscarelli of 67 years, New Kensington, 4 Sons, Ralph (Ruth Ann) Coscarelli Jr., Natrona Heights, Daniel Frank (Diane) Coscarelli, New Kensington, Michael (Valarie) Coscarelli, Cranberry Twp. and Frank (Carol) Coscarelli, Lower Burrell, 4 Daughters, Kathleen (Edward) Wall, MD, Elizabeth (Andrew) Petrovich, Lower Burrell, Jane (Daren) Kissenger, MD, and Claire (Brian) Hall, MD, 15 Grandchildren and 3 Great-grandchildren. Also surviving him is a Sister, Joan Henry, Fla. and many nieces and nephews.