Ralph Christopher Merletto
October 12, 1936 – May 31, 2018
Ralph Christopher Merletto, passed away peacefully on May 31, 2018 at his residence in Secaucus, NJ.
Born in Englewood, NJ; and raised in Cliffside Park, Mr. Merletto resided in Secaucus for the past 48 years.
Ralph graduated from Tusculum College in 1959, and was a Teacher for the Edgewater Board of Education for 10 years before going to the Leonia Board of Education for 23 years before retiring in 1998. He taught History and Math for grades 7 and 8. He was also the Audio Visual Coordinator for the school. He was an avid softball player, and golfer. He loved the Yankees, Celtics, going out to eat with friends, and taking videos and sharing them with all. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife Marion (Heinsohn) of 53 years, a son Scott of Secaucus, two daughters Jodi Vicchio and her husband John of West Caldwell, NJ; Tracey Byle and her husband Patrick of Wayne, NJ; a brother Philip Merletto and his wife Marilyn of Ft. Lee, NJ, and 5 grandchildren Peter, Zachery, William, Jack, and Ryan.
Visitation will be held on Monday June 4th from 4 to 8 pm, Mack Memorial Home, 1245 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ 07094. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday June 5th at 930am Immaculate Conception Church, 1219 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ 07094. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mr. Merletto’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
- Visitation Monday, June 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, June 5, 2018
- Burial Tuesday, June 5, 2018