Obituary of Ralph Cecil Harper
RALPH CECIL HARPER August 8, 1932 – February 14, 2021
Passed away peacefully at home with his wife Frances (Minielly) by his side on Valentine’s Day. Predeceased by his parents George & Ethel Harper. Father of Terry (Brenda), Don (Alfreda). Papa of Melissa (Chris), Sara (Jeff), Paula (Steve), Donia, Elea (Matt) and Ralon. Great-grandchildren Toryn & Addalyn, Henry, Alex & Jacob, Kalie & Logan, and Adley. Predeceased by great-grandson Holden (2015). Brother of Allen, Maxena, Leroy, Fay, Fern, Reid, Lois, and Raymond. Predeceased by his siblings Velma, Lee, Merle, and Murray. Brother in law of John & Judy Minielly, Marion Broy, and Gord & Judy Minielly.
Ralph was married to Frances for over 60 years. Throughout his life he worked at farming, trucking, and in the bush until he was 80, helping his son with firewood. Ralph enjoyed his visits to ViWay Variety and Warwick Gas & Variety for his daily coffee with all the regulars. He enjoyed being surrounded by his family, especially his grandkids. Memorial donations to VON or Bayshore Home Health would be appreciated by the family. A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, August 6, 2021, at 11:00 am. Those who wish to view the service via live stream are welcome to visit www.forestfuneralhome.com at that time. Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF FOREST