OBITUARY

Ralph Bruno

May 19, 1920August 17, 2011

Ralph Bruno age 91 of Waynesburg died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at his home.

He was born May 19, 1920 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Gaetano and Mary Angela Tolella Bruno.

Mr. Bruno was a retired farmer and business owner. On his farm he raised chickens and operated an orchard. He owned and operated the Twin Cup in Waynesburg for several years.

He was a lifetime resident of Waynesburg where he was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church. His hobby was gardening.

On June 30, 1948 he married Betty Dugan Bruno, who survives.

Also surviving are a son, Ralph W. Bruno; a granddaughter, Heather Lynn Gilbert; a grandson, Steven Phillip Bruno; and a great-granddaughter Lindsey Renee Gilbert, all of Waynesburg.

He was the last of his immediate family. Deceased are four sisters, Nellie Bava, Rosie Catherino, Mary Matz, and Marcella Petros; and five brothers, Joe Bruno, Frank Bruno, Louie Bruno, Tony Bruno, and Mickey Bruno.

Friends will be received 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday August 20, 2011 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church 232 East High St., Waynesburg with Rev. Richard J. Thompson celebrant. Entombment will follow at Greene County Memorial Park.

Services

  • Blessing Service Saturday, August 20, 2011
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 20, 2011
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Colleen Hartley

January 24, 2012

Aunt Betty I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Ralph. I have some wonderful memories of spending summers on the farm and at the Twin Cup.. You are in my prayers and thoughts. Love, Colleen

mary klimek

August 19, 2011

My condolences to Betty and son of the loss of Ralph. Thank you for sharing the pictures. They will be something to remember the wonderful life you had.
Love, Mary Jane

Marsha Milliken

August 18, 2011

Betty, We are so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. He was a wonderful man. Johnnie called today and said he is so glad he got to visit with Ralph last week. He said he had a wonderful visit and he and Ralph shook hands before he left. We will be praying for you. Love John, Marsha,Libby, Johnnie and Nikki and the boys

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