Ralph J. Winkler

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 20, 2023

Ralph J. Winkler, 75, of Irwin, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023.  He was born January 28, 1947 in McKeesport, a son of the late Donald and Helen Winkler.  Prior to his retirement, Ralph was a foundry worker for WABCO and a veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam War era.  He enjoyed being in the outdoors hunting and fishing, visiting casinos, playing the lottery and cards, and especially loved being a granddad.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Winkler; brothers, David and Donald.  He is survived by his son, Steve; daughters, Deann Hays, Darcy Peer and her husband, Dennis; sister, Susan; grandchildren, Christopher, Collin, Michael, Kari, Kylee, Annabelle; and great-granddaughter, Alexis.  Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. on Monday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA  15642.  Funeral service to follow at 6 p.m.

Originally published January 20, 2023.

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