NAPOLITANO, Ralph A., 79, of Quaker City, Ohio, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Ohio Valley Medical Center.

He was born January 15, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Ralph A. Napolitano and Lenora E. Flannagan Napolitano.

Ralph was an avid dog lover, as well as an accomplished horseman and expert trainer. He enjoyed life to the fullest and had a great sense of humor, bringing joy to many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, David Napolitano and Mark Napolitano; sister, Patricia Maytas; and brother, Norman Napolitano.

Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Nancy A. Napolitano of Quaker City, Ohio; daughters, Charlotte (Bob) Lynch of Falling Waters, West Virginia, Jeanne Napolitano of Willowick, Ohio, and Theresa (Bob) May of Barnesville, Ohio; sons, Ralph A. (Connie) Napolitano of Parma, Ohio and Dan (Kim) Napolitano of Bellaire, Ohio; sister, Charlotte (Charles) Lamb of Warren, Michigan; brother, Daniel S. (Ada) Napolitano of Brunswick, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, and numerous great- grand children, nieces, and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome to visit Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, 702 East Main Street, Barnesville, Ohio where the Vigil Service will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the Knights of Columbus Service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be, Thursday 10 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 306 West Main Street, Barnesville, Ohio, with Monsignor Mark J. Froehlich as celebrant.

Interment will follow at Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Barnesville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.

Online condolences may be sent to: www.kellykemp braidopatronfuneralhome. com.