Richard J. “Rick” Ranalli age 87, of North Canton, passed away on Monday, November 23rd at his home, surrounded by his wife and all five of his children. Rick was born on June 19, 1933, a few minutes after his identical twin Robert, and was the 7th of 8 boys born to the late John and Elizabeth (DePasquale) Ranalli. Rick graduated from St. Anthony grade school and Central Catholic High School before attending The Ohio State University. He worked as a salesman and sales manager for ComCast and ComDoc before retiring with Citizens bank. Rick was an active member in the Canton community as a sixty-year member of St. Joseph’s Church, a volunteer with the United Way, serving once as a campaign co-chair, the Canton Ex Newsboys, the Unique Club and the American Red Cross as a blood donor.
In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by five of his brothers, Pete, Al, John, Frank and Robert.
Rick is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jacquelin “Jackie” (Burnbrier); five children, Rick (Judy Cloy), Roger (Ellen Wagner), Lisa (Mark) Cramer, Craig (Lisa Ann Roessner), Karla (Bob) Powrie; 10 grandchildren, Mandi, Ricky, Emilia, Andrew, and Adam Ranalli, James, Heather and Nathan Miklandric and Maria and Luke Powrie; his brothers, Tony and Gary Ranalli; sisters-in-law, Sue (Allison) Ranalli, Millie (Ballog) Ranalli, and Sharon (Goodnight) Burnbrier; along with many nieces and nephews, and countless friends in Ft. Myers Fl.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 am on Friday November 27, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2427 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, OH 44708.