Ralph A. Estrada, 66, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
He was born in Middletown, N.Y., to Carmela Marco Estrada and Luis B. Estrada, Sr, on February 25,1955.
Ralph had a passion for volunteer work. He was a volunteer firefighter in Montgomery N.Y., the former president of the Montgomery Lions Club, and current president of the Dunnellon Lions Club. He launched Carmela's Restaurant in Montgomery where his business thrived for twenty years before bringing Carmela's menu to Dunnellon for twenty more years. An active member of the VFW Riders District 7, he loved riding and was lovingly referred to as "Guido" by members of another Bike Brothers riding club.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 46 years, April Holladay Estrada; their daughter, Angela and Jennifer Estrada; two sons, Ralph Jr, and Nerissa Estrada; and Joseph Estrada; granddaughters, his pride and joys, Briyana and Emma Estrada; three brothers, Vincent Estrada; Luis Jr, and wife Debbie Estrada; and John Estrada; two sisters, Florinda Estrada and companion, Russ Culver; Susie and husband, Mike Miller; his uncle, Anthony and wife Angela Manro; eighteen nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog Lily.
He was predeceased by brother Raymon.
Ralph will be missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting him.
The celebration of life will be at Sunday May 2, 2021 at the Montgomery Fire House Rt 17K Montgomery, NY at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations made to Montgomery Fire Dept. would be appreciated, PO Box 8, Montgomery NY 12549.
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