Ralph Joseph Slavich, Jr.

February 14, 1939May 30, 2019

Ralph Joseph Slavich, Jr. passed away peacefully after a brief illness on May 29, 2019. He was 80 years old.

Ralph was preceded in death by his loyal Father and Mother, Ralph & Kay Slavich of Fresno. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and worked with his father, uncles and younger brother, John Slavich, at Slavich Brothers Mercedes Benz & Jeep Dealership, located at Stanislaus & M Street, for over 35 years, until it closed.

During his Life, Ralph enjoyed many activities and hobbies. He and his brother John enjoyed swimming, fishing with their Dad and visiting their vacation homes at Shaver Lake and Rio Del Mar. Before the term “Man Cave” was coined, Ralph was a “pioneer” by decorating his room with model trains, model cars, car photos and enjoyed playing Rock & Roll and Country Western Music, watching TV and movies.

In recent years, Ralph has lived with his brother John, at the Nazareth House of Fresno. Ralph is survived by his loyal and loving brother, John Slavich, his first Cousins; Phyllis Bell of Fresno, Yvonne Slavich and Frances May of Dallas, Texas, plus many second Cousin's.

Services will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at Whitehurst Sullivan Burns & Blair Funeral Home at 1525 E. Saginaw Way. Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. followed by Recitation of the Holy Rosary and Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Belmont Memorial Park

A Reception will be held at The Nazareth House of Fresno, after the Graveside Service.


  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2019


Ralph Joseph Slavich, Jr.

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