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Ralph Joseph DeMartino Jr.
January 29, 1964 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old
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Ralph (Chip) Joseph DeMartino Jr., 59, passed away peacefully with family by his side on December 29, 2023 at MidState Medical Center.
Ralph was born in Stamford, on January 29, 1964 to Ralph and Irene (Brough) DeMartino Sr. Ralph attended Stamford High and went on to technical school, earning a certification in auto mechanics and welding. Ralph worked as a mechanic for many years at Nucor Steel in Wallingford and loved his Nucor work family. He enjoyed spending time outside by the grill as well as taking car rides in his Dodge Challenger. He also loved taking day trips to Vermont with his family.
Ralph is survived by his spouse, Lisa DeMartino; daughter, Rachel DeMartino; sisters, Cheryl Kimbell (Gary), Alicia DeMartino, and Angela DeMartino Kopylec; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph Sr. and Irene DeMartino, and by his sister, Cynthia DeMartino MacDougall.
He will be remembered for his witty sense of humor and deep love for his family.
His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, January 4th from 4pm to 7pm at B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 S Elm St, Wallingford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 5th at 10am at St. Faustina Parish, 82 Akron St, Meriden. A private interment will be held at St. John Cemetery in Wallingford. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. B.C. Bailey Funeral Home is honored to have been entrusted with Ralph's final care and arrangements.