Originally created 07/22/98

Mr. Ralph Sifre



MANATI, Puerto Rico -- Mr. Ralph S. Sifre, 72, died Monday, July 20, 1998, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Puerto Rico.

Graveside services will be held Friday at National Cemetery in Puerto Rico.

Mr. Sifre, a native of Manati, was general manager of a Refri-Auto Corp. store. He was an Army veteran and a Catholic. He was active in the Washington, Ga., Little Theater and a member of Washington-Wilkes Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa V. Sifre; six sons, Warren A. Sifre, California, Ralph A. Sifre, Newport News, Va., Kenneth A. Sifre and Eric A. Sifre, both of Washington, Charles A. Sifre, Puerto Rico, and Thomas A. Sifre, Hollywood, Fla.; one daughter, Marlese A. Sifre, Puerto Rico; one step-son, Eric Marcano, Augusta; and one step-daughter, Vanessa Price, Alpharetta, Ga.; one brother, Harold A. Sifre, Greenville, S.C.; one sister, Anna S. Cagle, Washington; and 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.