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Ralph R. Catapano

July 23, 1932 - July 16, 2022
Racine, WI


Life Story / Obituary


Ralph Robert Catapano, age 89, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Racine, July 23, 1932, son of the late Mike and Carmella (Nee:Sannino) Catapano.

Ralph graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1950”. He proudly served the U.S Army from 1950 – 1952 stationed in Alaska in a anti-aircraft unit. Ralph was an owner in the family business Mike’s Auto Body retiring in 1990. Ralph was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. He was an avid Packer and Cub fan who enjoyed vacations at Disneyland, Disney World and Yellowstone. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his daughters, Eileen, Carmella, and Kelly; grandchildren; sister Adeline Bencriscutto; brother Mike Catapano; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Lucille (Joseph) Rudelich, Maurice Catapano, and Joseph (Julie) Catapano,

Funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 3 pm, at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover.