Ralph Edward Perretta
Birth: June 5, 1945
Death: September 19, 2010
Ralph Perretta in Vietnam 1969
Photo from the 1st Battalion 1969 yearbook
Ralph was the Headquarters
Clerk. For most of the time I was in country (Aug. '68-Nov '69)
he was the one who made the announcements over the loudspeaker:
"ATTENTION IN THE BATTALION AREA....ATTENTION IN THE BATTALION AREA."
--------------------------------------------------------------------------Richard Haller - Company E Clerk
Ralph was born on June 5, 1945 and passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2010.
Ralph was a resident of New Hampton, New York at the time of his passing.
Ralph graduated from Marist College in 1967.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
He is survived by his wife Jeanette.
Visitation hours are from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 pm on Friday, September 24, 2010 at
Home, Inc., 130 Highland Avenue, Middleotwn, NY 10940. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 am on
Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 90 Euclid Avenue, Middletown, NY
10940. Military honors will follow the Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, cremation will be private.
Memorial contributions in Ralph's name may be made to either Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800
Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, Ny 12550 or to the Tucker Center for Cancer Care, 60 Prospect Avenue,
Middletown, Ny 10940.
from the Applebee McPhillips website
PERRETTA - Ralph, 65, formerly
of Westbury, died on Sunday, September 19, 2010. The son of
and Adelaide Russo Perretta he was born on June 5, 1945 in Rockville Center. He is survived by his wife
Jeanette, son, Edward and daughter Sandra, all at home; sisters, Barbara of FL and Elizabeth Kennedy and
her husband Joe of Long Island, and many cousins and friends.Visitation hours are 2-4 and 7-9pm on Friday,
September 24, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY 10940. A
Funeral Mass will be at 11am on Saturday, September 25th at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 90 Euclid
Ave., Middletown, NY 10940, cremation will be private. - See more at:
Orange County Veterans Cemetery
Grave marker for Ralph Perretta
Photo by Marty in Goshen NY from the Find A Grave website
Top photo from the Applebee McPhillips website
The 1st Battalion website is grateful to
Richard Haller Company E 1/22 Infantry 1968-69
for the establishment of this memorial page.
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