Ralph Oliver

Obituary of Ralph Oliver

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Voorheesville - Ralph Lynn Oliver passed on Thursday April 14th at his home in Voorheesville surrounded by family. Born in Albany, Ralph was the son of the late Chester B and Betty Oliver. He is survived by his siblings Patty Peitro (Danny) and Raymond Oliver. Children Tyler Oliver (Cynthia), Michael Oliver (Kristina) and Tobias Oliver (Alex). Grandchildren Emersyn, Connor, Blake, Maxine, Jackson, Owen and Luke Oliver.

From an early age Ralph built and raced cars and helped with his fathers excavating business. He continued with the family business until he retired. Ralph served honorably in the Army at Vietnam. Throughout his life Ralph was happiest around family and spending time in his garage working on cars. There was nothing he couldn’t fix using his creative and extensive skill set. The good lord took one of the finest too soon. Ralph was a quiet, gentle soul with a depth that belied his quiet nature. He was a tremendous Father, brother and Grandpa. Ralph was truly one a kind and will be missed tremendously.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Reilly & Son Funeral Home, Voorheesville from 4 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  Burial will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Guilderland.

A special thanks to the nurses at Community Hospice and his Sister Patty Peitro for all the care Ralph received. Contributions in memory of Ralph can be sent to: St Judes, 2 Pine West Plaza #202, Albany, NY 12205 or the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204.

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Tuesday
19
April

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Reilly & Son Funeral Home
9 Voorheesville Ave.
Voorheesville, New York, United States
Wednesday
20
April

Graveside Services

11:00 am
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Western Ave.
Guilderland, New York, United States
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