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Ralph D'Aries of West Orange passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016 in the Morristown Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was 86 years old.

Services will be conducted from the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, on Tuesday, November 22, at 9 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 10 am. The interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. Visitation will be on Monday from 3-8 pm.

Born and raised in Orange, Ralph moved to West Orange in 1962, He attended Orange High School and played halfback for the Orange Rams.

He was a carpenter contractor who established Ralph D'Aries & Sons in West Orange in 1954. After 55 years he retired in 2009.

Ralph was a past member of the West Orange Knights of Columbus, Orange-West Orange Unico, and the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Millworks Union, Madison Local 620. He also served on the West Orange Board of Construction Appeals and the Board of Directors for Mount Carmel Towers in Orange.

He also served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Ralph was predeceased by his parents Rosa Maria (nee Calabria) and Raffaele D'Aries and his 7 siblings, Michael, Louise, Mary, Vivian, Joseph, Larry, and Alba.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Ann L. (nee Gaynor) D'Aries; his children, Ralph III and wife Janice, Michael and wife Cheryl, Lisa Cocciolillo, Angela, Joseph and wife Denise, and Kimberly Allonardo and husband Carmine; and grandchildren, Michael Jr., Jennifer, Christina, Anthony, Joseph, Jessica, Nicole, Alexandra and Arianna.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make contributions to Carol G. Simon Oncology, c/o Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, 475 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960