Ralph Vento, Sr.

Obituary of Ralph Vento, Sr.

Ralph Vento, Sr. Of Highland Park on Saturday, December 26, 2020, age 84. Beloved husband of the late Margaret A. Vento; father of Teresa O’Neill (Tim), Ralph Vento, Jr. (Peggy) and Michael Vento (Dana); grandfather of Timothy O’Neill (Stacy), Jason O’Neill and the late Victoria O’Neill; R.J. (fiancé Gen), Patrick and Matthew Vento; and Kallie, Michael and Niko Vento; brother of Philomena Zangrilli, Judy Zottola and the late Jerry Vento and Pasquale Vento. Ralph came to this country at 17 “with a dollar in his pocket.” From there he went on to marry his Peggy, the love of his life. He started a landscaping construction company and a property development company, both of which exist to this day. He was also a retired officer of the Spigno Saturnia Society. Of all of Ralph’s accomplishments, he was most proud of his loving family. So, raise a glass of wine in Ralph’s memory. It may not be his wine but try enjoy it anyway. Funeral and interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Ralph’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org or have a tree planted in Ralph’s name through the Arbor Day Foundation, www.arborday.org Arrangements by McCabe Bros., Inc. Tributes and condolences may be left at www.mccabebrothers.com