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Ralph A. Stanisky

October 29, 1947 ~ August 5, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Ralph A. Stanisky, 74 of Saxonburg passed away at his home on August 5, 2022.  Born October 29, 1947 in Russellton, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph Stanisky and Mary Murin Stanisky.  Ralph was a passionate and dedicated family man who loved helping others, family dinners, animals, and being active in the local community.

 Ralph was a graduate of West Deer High School, Point Park University and proudly served 6 years in the Army as a military police specialist. Following his service in the Army, he worked at Allegheny Ludlum for 16 years in the special projects technical department. In 1983, he purchased a cloth diaper service and later transitioned it into a supplier of health care products. Ralph, along with his wife Virginia, were the owner/operators of what became known as BDS Personal Care Products. His true passion was helping people in need of which his business was a shining example.  Helping local veterans, people with disabilities and the community were always near to his heart.  His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren and family at his cottage on Canadohta Lake fishing, boating and relaxing.  Ralph was also an active member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cabot where he was a dedicated usher and parish member.

 Surviving is his loving wife of 53 years, Virginia Grubbs Stanisky, who he married on September 20, 1969, his daughters, Pam (Bryan) Ritzert of Saxonburg and Cristina (Doug) Jackson of Valencia, and his grandchildren, Cloe, Camden and Dylan Jackson, and Catrina, Brianna and Amber Ritzert. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by 4 siblings, Marie, Irene, Richard and Joseph.  

 Friends will be received on Monday, August 8, 2022, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.  Services will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 11:00 am at Fox Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Saxonburg Memorial Church Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Butler County Humane Society.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 8, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
410 West Main Street, PO Box 305
Saxonburg, PA 16056

Visitation
Monday
August 8, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
410 West Main Street, PO Box 305
Saxonburg, PA 16056

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
410 West Main Street, PO Box 305
Saxonburg, PA 16056

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