Ralph Joseph Santopietro, age 77 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Ralph was born December 4, 1941 in Utica, New York to the late Edmund Santopietro and the late Cavell Santopietro. He was married to Daina Hall Santopietro and was a teacher, owned a boat rental business, and worked in the computer business in his early life. He enjoyed many things in life especially golf, skiing, and playing the game of high-lie. Ralph enjoyed doing business on E-Bay. Most of all he loved his family. Ralph was a loving husband, father, brother and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.

Wife: Diana Santopietro, Mena, Arkansas

Son: Robert Rueda of Hamet, California

Sister: Liz Van Wie of Utica, New York

Many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be Monday, December 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel. Following the funeral service, Mr. Santopietro will be sent for cremation.

Family and friends visitation will be Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Beasley Wood from 5:00-7:00 p.m. 


12-29-18 2:38 p.m. 

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