Ralph A. Bonaccorsi age 80. Ralph, with Lois Ward Bonaccorsi, was a loving parent and a devoted and proud father
of John (Kathy), Mary, Rob (Amy), Rich (Desiree), Joe (Mary Clare), Jean (Mike) Sheldon, Jim (Kelly), Bill (Christi), Patty (Peter) Thompson, Tom (Cathy), Cathy (Chad) Layton and the late Michael (Jenne); dear brother of Lynn (Dennis) Beckman, the late June (George) Arquette, and, beloved son of Alfredo and Genevieve.
Cherished grandfather of twenty-four: Matt, Annie, Tracy; Rylan, Ian; Sophia, Michael; Sarah, Andrea; C.J., Ryan; Riley, Stevie; Max, Katie; Jack, Molly, Bridget; Cayden, Emmett, Colin; Sam, Michael and Grace.
Ralph was a dedicated educator and administrator for the Archdiocese of Chicago for 55 years. In lieu of flowers the Bonaccorsi Family requests a gift be made to the Cardinal’s Scholarship Fund, Attention Patti Condon, 835 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 in memory of Ralph Bonaccorsi. Or to the Michael BonaccorsiScholarship Fund/Hancock for students in need who want to study winemaking/viticulture where Mike (son) chose to make wine. Address: J.L. Bonaccorsi, 1224 Petersen Ave, Solvang, CA 93463.
Visitation is Sunday 2:00 pm-8:00 pm, at PETERSON-BASSI CHAPELS 6938 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL. Friends are requested to join the family Monday 10:00 am, at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, River Forest, IL. for Funeral Mass.