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Monday December 17th, 2012

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Ralph Marino

East Jewett, NY- Ralph Marino Sr. 75,died on Dec. 12,2012 at the St. Peter's Hospice Inn surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 15,1937 the son of Vincent and Madeline (nee Di Ruburtis) in Brooklyn, NY. He is survived by his children Ralph (Kathy),John, Anthony ( Stephanie) and Geri Marino. He is also survived by his sister Cathy Kiss ,his brother Vincent Jr., and his loving grandchildren, Leanna, Kaitlyn, Nicholas, Daniel, Benjamin, Joseph and Brady Marino. Mr. Marino was veteran of the US Army having served his country during the Korean War. He was the owner of Snow Bird Ski Shops located in Hunter and Windham a business which he ran for over 52 years. He also was a current trustee for the Immaculate Conception Church in Haines Falls, NY, a position that he has held for many years. Calling hours will be held on Sun.Dec.16,2012 from 2-4&7-9pm at Decker Funeral Home, Windham, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday Dec.17,2012 at the Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Haines Falls, NY at 11:00am. Interment will follow at the St. Francis De LaSalle Cemetery, Elka Park, NY. Online condolences may be left for the family at deckerfh.com


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Thayna Feb 14 2013 12:00 AM

I first met Ralph 6 years ago, but after talking to him i felt like I had kknown him my whole life.I looked forward to rentng my ski's every year off of him and when stopping bye and talking to him he made you feel right at home.In the short time i knew him I could tell he was a true gentleman and cared about his customers as he made you feel like a friend, he was one of kind

TIM SHOFFLER SR Jan 5 2013 12:00 AM

He was one-of-a-kind.We will never forget his generosity and unfailing support of the Foundation and its young athletes. We hope his family will find comfort in their memories of a wonderful man. May we always remember his smile and kindness.

Hunter Mt Racing Foundation Dec 20 2012 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Ralph, What a great guiy, I always enjoyed talking skiing with Ralph in his shop, We will miis you,Sincerely Rob Haggerty

Rob Haggerty Dec 18 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out the Marino family during this very difficult time. I enjoyed working with Ralph. He was a gentleman and a man of his word. Cindy Lahaye, Tecnica/Blizard/Nordica

Cindy LaHaye Dec 18 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all! I will miss talking with Ralph! He was truly a wonderful man. Robin/Tecnica USA

Robin Roberts Dec 18 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Jerry, So sorry to hear of dad's passing. He was a great man and a dear freind to the patrol. Rest in Peace.Our Freind Ralph Marino

Timothy Brown Dec 18 2012 12:00 AM

On behalf of the members and staff of EWSRA, please accept our sincere condolences. Ralph will be greatly missed by all those who knew him and worked with him.

Linda Irvin - EWSRA Dec 17 2012 12:00 AM

Whenever I went to Snowbird in Hunter I always knew I'd wind up shooting the breeze with Ralph for at least a half-hour so I always took that into account when planning out my after skiing activites . Just another piece of my Hunter days becomes just a fond memory . Sleep Well My Friend .

Kenny Ransom Dec 17 2012 12:00 AM

May fond memories bring you peace during this time of sorrow. Thoughts and prayers are being sent your way.

Andrea Giordano Dec 17 2012 12:00 AM

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