Ralph Rising

Ralph Rising

Wednesday, July 12th, 1944 Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Ralph M. Rising

Ralph M. Rising of Suffield and Windsor Locks, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the age of 75 at Parkway Pavilion in Enfield. Ralph was born in Hartford, CT on July 12, 1944, the son of Miriam and John Rising. He was raised in Suffield and was a boy scout in Suffield with Troop 160 for about 3 years. He liked fishing, animals, cultivating roses, traveling with his mother and sister Doris, and attending church services. He worked at Goodwill in Springfield for a few years and then for Sweet Life Food Warehouse in Suffield for about 25 years. He is survived by his sisters, Doris Rising, and Grace Waiculonis, and his nephew Joseph Waiculonis and his wife Michele, all of Windsor Locks. Relatives and friends may join the family on Tuesday, March 17, from 4-6 PM at the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks, followed by a Service at 6 PM. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. The family would like to thank the staff at Parkway Pavilion for their kind and compassionate care of Ralph. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd. Southington, CT 06489 or the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive Wallingford, CT 06492. For online condolences, please visit

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

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Art Geltz

Sorry for the loss of a friend of 25 years at Sweet Life,and all of his fellow Teamsters will miss his passing.
Comment | Posted at 01:30pm via Condolence

Linda Smith

So sorry to hear of Ralph’s passing.Ralph so loved Tucker and Emily, he would save carrots for them.He would sit and pet them for a long as he could.will miss him

God bless his family
Linda Smith and Ralph’s furry friends
Comment | Posted at 05:59am via Condolence


We are so sorry for your loss. Ralph will be missed at Parkway. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Comment | Posted at 09:35am via Condolence

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