Ralph D’Adamo, 96, of Keansburg, died Aug. 17 at Bayside Manor with his family by his side. He was born in Brooklyn to the late Ralph and Margaret D’Adamo. Ralph worked as a machinist and tool and die maker for Cameron’s, which brought his family to Succasunna where he resided for 60 years. There, he worked for Midland Ross, Simmons Precision and BF Goodrich.
In his spare time, Ralph enjoyed woodworking in his home wood shop. He was constantly carving bird figurines and mak- ing furniture for his family and friends. He was an avid newspaper reader and solitaire player. He loved working and would always lend a hand to his neighbors in need.
Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law Diane and Jack Sloand (Middletown); son Dennis D’Adamo (Columbia, Maryland); four grandchildren, Mary Grace Patten and her husband Jed (Reno, Nevada), Steven D’Adamo and his wife Krista (Baltimore), Sarah Sloand (Middletown), and Janna Sloand and her fiancé Sean (State College, Pennsylvania).
Ralph was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Erminia D’Adamo, his daughter Donna D’Adamo, and his sister Evelyn DiGiuseppi.
Visitation was held Aug. 22 at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy was offered Aug. 22 at St. Mary’s Chapel, Middletown. Burial followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.
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