Ralph Sinicropi, 62, of Stevenson St., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday (October 22, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, on Friday (October 27) from 4 to 7 p.m. Ralph’s Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated by Reverend James Fennessy and Reverend Paul Bonacci on Saturday (October 28) at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls, N.Y. Burial, at the convenience of the family, will be in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested, those coming to Ralph’s calling hours, please bring a pair of usable, old or new, shoes, sneakers, or boots for the Soles for Souls project that was so special to Ralph or a contribution can be made to Wilmont Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642.
Ralph was born in Seneca Falls, NY on December 25, 1954 the son of the late James & Mary Campese Sinicropi. He was a life resident of Seneca Falls and was employed as finance manager for LeBrun Nissan of Auburn, NY. He had previously worked for Peter Koch Chrysler in Seneca Falls and had been a partner with Mario Agnello in the former Smith and Jones Appliance Store of Seneca Falls. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls. He was an active member and cast member of the Seneca Community Players over the years. He was a well known musician through out the area, playing in bands such as Agonal Rhythm, the Smith and Jones Band, Private Eyes Unlimited, & The Call. He had been a member of the Seneca Falls Downtown Business Association, a member and former president of the St. Anthony’s Festival and a member of various committees in Seneca Falls. Ralph was honored when he became the recipient of the Father Joseph P. Beatini Memorial Award, given annually by the St. Anthony Italian Festival Commission of Seneca Falls.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Austic of Seneca Falls whom he married on July 31, 2010; two sons – James (Rene’) Sinicropi of Seneca Falls, N.Y., Alex (Jenny Gibson) Sinicropi of Conesus, N.Y.; one grandson, Harrison Sinicropi; his twin sister, Elizabeth Sinicropi and her spouse, Frances Breneman; one step-daughter, Erin Austic-Moots and her husband, Daniel Moots of Brashear, Missouri; two step-sons Benjamin (Jessica) Austic of Kirksville, Missouri and Greg (Elizabeth) Austic – Ann Arbor, Michigan; six step-grandchildren Seth and Ethan Austic, Maddie and Logan Moots, and Seneca & Ada Austic; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, Ralph was predeceased by his daughter, Mary Cleo Sinicropi.