Ralph Frank Porpora
November 21, 1929 – May 1, 2018
Ralph Frank Porpora, age 88, passed away on May 1,2018. Ralph was born on November 21, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York - son of the late Alphonsis A. and Philomena (Ferrantino) Porpora. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marie Anne (Boccacci) Porpora, and his sister Anne Porpora. Ralph's survivors include 2 sons : Peter Arthur (Lyn) and Michael Joseph (Louisa) Porpora; 2 grandchildren: Danielle (Kenny) Copeland and Michael Brandon (Nimu) Porpora and 2 great grandchildren: Nicholas Copeland and Rose Marie Porpora. Ralph was employed by Northrop Grumman Aircraft for 20 years as a mechanical technician for the space program. While there he worked on the Apollo missions. He was then employed by Ace Hardware for 27 years. Ralph served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict stationed in Germany.
- Memorial Service Sunday, May 6, 2018