Obituary of Fulvio A. Ranalli
Fulvio A. “Fluffy” Ranalli, 94, formerly of Dallas, passed away Tuesday November 15th, 2022 at Highland Manor Nursing home and rehabilitation, Exeter.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Rocco and Lucia Santone Ranalli and was a graduate of Lansford High School. He was a member of the Gate of Heaven Parish in Dallas, Pa.
Fulvio enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean conflict.
He was employed and worked in Mine #9, Lansford, Pa, and was in sales for Jacquin Liquor and then at Atlas Powder Co. later known as ICI explosives as a certified blaster until his retirement.
Fulvio was a member of the Knights of Columbus as a 3rd degree Knight at the Henry W. Baker Council # 2711, Tamaqua, Pa.
He was an avid New York Yankees, New York Giants fan, and loved going to the Casino and playing Poker and telling jokes.
Fulvio was preceded in death by his wife Helen Butler Sibbach Ranalli in 1999, sisters, Clara Dowd, Frances Lazarro, Mary Recupido, an infant brother, nephew Curtis Dowd.
He is survived by his daughters Carol Sibbach Kutz and husband Richard, Nancy Sibbach Janczewski and husband John, grandchildren, Brian Kutz, Sheri Janczewski Slusser ( Gary) , Tracy Kutz Tomlinson, Vicki Janczewski Hood ( John ), great-grandchildren, Ryan Hasemayer, Zach Kutz, Brayden Hesketh, Grady Tomlinson, Zoe Tomlinson, Kaitlyn Slusser, Morgan Slusser, JJ Hood, brother in law Robert Recupido and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:30am from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc., 509 Wyoming Avenue, West Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Avenue, Dallas with Father Andrew Hvozdovic as the celebrant. Interment with Military honors will take place after in the Evergreen Cemetery, Jim Thorpe. Relatives and Friends may call on Friday from 6pm until 8 pm at the Funeral Home.
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