LAUREL, Del. - Ralph J. Warfle, Jr., of Laurel, passed away in the loving care of his family and Season's Hospice on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Born on June 16, 1951 to the late Ralph Joseph Warfle, Sr. and Margaret L. Davenport Warfle Coladonato. He was a veteran, having served in the Marine Corps, and the Marine Corps Reserves. He was a self employed carpenter, who loved fishing and shooting pool. He was a typical marine: tough – yet a dedicated single parent devoted to his family, raised his daughter alone, and was very close to her. He was a great cook, loving to cook for everyone in his apartment building.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his beloved daughter, Marie Lynnette Warfle, and his siblings: Selena Bay, and husband, Joseph, of Seaford; Mary Bryan, and husband Robert, of Laurel; Kenneth Warfle, and wife Mitzi, of Florida; Blaine Warfle, of Paris, TN; Edward Warfle, and wife Barbara, of Bethel, DE; Michael Warfle, of Laurel, DE; and Merle Warfle, of Florida. He was preceded by two brothers: Brett and James Warfle. Ralph is also survived by a special friend he thought of as a daughter, Dana and her three children he loved as his own "grandchildren" Madeline, Emily, and Trinity. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A Memorial Service, and
Celebration of his Life will be held at Victory Tabernacle Church of God, 28261
Seaford Road, Laurel, DE at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Interment is private.
Electronic condolences to Watson Funeral Home's website.