Ralph Michael Presutti
November 28, 1943 – March 30, 2013
Passed away on March 30, 2013 in Boca Raton, FL at the age of 69, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Ralph is survived by the love of his life, Linda(Hare), to whom he was married for 28 years. We should all be as lucky to have such a bond as theirs. His children include Christina Louise Vizzi of Margate Florida, Vicki Marie Hahn (Paul) of Waldorf, Maryland; Kristine Marie Schner (Larry) of Boca Raton, Florida; Robert Scott Stayrook (Shelly) of Pickerington, Ohio; Richard Douglas Presutti (Alison) of Coconut Creek, Florida and Jennifer Lynn Breitinger (Jeffrey) of Loxahatchee, Florida, Ralph and Linda's 12 wonderful grandchildren . He is also survived by a sister, Joanne Blake (Robert) of Margate, Florida and countless relatives and friends who will share their memories for many years to come. He was the son of the late Claude and Rose Presutti of Clinton and is predeceased by his brother Claude P. and his sister Sue T. Dack.
Born and raised in Washington, DC, Ralph served his community as a police officer and went on to own several successful businesses including the first Gas and Go in the country in Waldorf, Maryland in 1979. Ralph soon relocated his family to Boca Raton, FL where he continued to operate businesses such as Shoprite Liquors in Deerfield Beach and recently opened Bella Hair Designs with his wife and sister in law, Sandy Moore. His business sense, vision and work ethic are well known and have provided well for his family.
His generous nature, vibrant smile and unforgettable laugh will be forever missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be 5-8 pm at Babione Funeral Home, 1100 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432. A Mass of Christian Burial will be the following day at St. Jude Catholic Church, 21689 Toledo Rd, Boca Raton, 33433. Please call the funeral home for confirmed dates and times 561-395-8787.
The family requests that memorial donations be made in Ralph's memory to Hospice by the Sea, 1531 Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton,FL 33486