Obituary for Ralph P. Lilore
Ralph P. Lilore, 95, of Woodcliff Lake, formerly of Rutherford passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was born in Bellville to Raphael & Maria Lilore in 1921. He was a United States Army Veteran who proudly served form 1942-1945. Ralph had a 40 year career in sales with American Standard selling plumbing fixtures before retiring. He was a member of the Rutherford VFW, Kip Center and Guardsman of Rutherford. He was also active at the Yogi Berra Museum for 12 years. In 2016 on Veterans day, the Record interviewed Ralph about his military service.
Ralph is predeceased by his first wife, Mary Lilore. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 29 years, Marie (nee Lauten-Dykstra) Lilore, his children, Ralph Lilore Jr., & wife Christine, and Mark Lilore, stepchildren, Paul Dykstra & wife Joyce, Peter Dykstra & wife Meryl, Patrick Wallace, 10 grandchildren &10 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by Susan (nee Dykstra) Wallace (2006) and 9 siblings.
Family will receive friends Monday 4-7 in the Calhoun –Mania Funeral Home 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral Tuesday 10am from Funeral Home for 11am Mass of Christian Liturgy in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford.
Interment in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Montclair.
Donations would be appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
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