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“Prayers and deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Rhonda Steere - Chepachet, RI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Sheri and Brenda and all of the members and friends of the Black family. Some never have the good fortune to...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jane-Chickie Rothrock-Payne - ME

“Our deepest sympathies to the family. Shawn, Billy, Rod & Rayj ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to the whole Black family from Vicki's friends, Myrna and Paul Lubin. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Ralph was a beautiful, gentle person who loved his family dearly. He will be missed by all. Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Marshall & Ginny Eaton - CT

“"Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone. Those we love can never be more...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Daleb & Eric Couturier - CT

“My condolences to the whole Black family. Heaven has a new angel. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Christine Longtin

“my deepest sympathy to you Jenny and your family your in my thoughts and prayers ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: mary ellen mastrianna - oakville, CT

“My sincere sympathy to Jan and the Black family in the loss of Ralph. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Polowitzer

“Jan Black and family.Ralph will always live with me through my heart and soul.Still have and will always keep him live in my live. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Mark Mancini - Waterford, CT

“Our deepest condolences for your loss. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Alberto Llanes - Lebanon, CT

“Our sincere sympathy during this difficult time. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: The Staff of Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“To The Allen Ralph Black Family, So sorry to hear of your loss..MY deepest sympathies and heartfelt thoughts go out to you and may the love of...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Robert Post - Andover, CT

“My deepest condolences to the entire Black Family. Ralph was a wonderful, generous man who adored his family and friends. No matter the circumstances...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Loreen Waldron - East Hartford, CT


15 of 17 | Posted by: Jess Bushy - Fernandina Beach, FL

“Heather ~ My deepest sympathy & sincere condolences to you and your entire family! U will all be in my thoughts & prayers! Xo Shelley Pelletier Oski ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Shelley Pelletier Oski - CT

“My dad was such an awsome man and a great dad. I miss you ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Cynthia Black - Ellington, CT


Allen Ralph Black, 65, of Manchester, beloved husband of 44 years to Jan (Roth) Black, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Inez (Turner) Black of Rockville and the late Laura Black, he lived in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Rockville before moving to Manchester two years ago. He was a carpet mechanic and installer and he owned and operated the Allen R. Black Installation Service in Rockville for many years prior to his retirement. He was an avid NASCAR fan. Ralph was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ellington. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, and his mother, Ralph is survived by his children, Sheri Quatrale and her partner Brenda Moor of Bangor, ME, Cynthia Black of Ellington, Jennifer Black of Manchester, Victoria Turk and her husband David of Stafford, Jason Black and his wife Janice of Mansfield, Heather Hmieleski and her husband Brad of Enfield, David Black of East Hartford and John Black of Rockville; six grandchildren, Christine, Tor, Alana, Owen, Helena and Alan; a brother, Ronald Black and his wife Jeanie of Nebraska, and many nieces and nephews. His family will receive friends for calling hours on Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 13th, at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2 Maple Street, Ellington. Burial will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.