Ralph C. Donnelly, 86 of North Main Street, passed away Tuesday (July 11, 2023) at the Wellsville Manor Nursing Home. Born in North Hornell, March 23, 1937, he was the son of William and Arabelle (Thomas) Donnelly,
Ralph grew up in Canaseraga, and had resided in Hornell since the mid 1950’s.He was employed for 13 years at Karl Weyand Construction Company and at North Main Lumber Company from 1978 until his retirement. He was an avid hunter.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Anna Donnelly in 2019, his son, Ralph Eugene Donnelly and his daughter, Rhonda Donnelly, his three brothers, Jack, Jim and Bill Donnelly, as well as five sisters, Mary, Mildred,Carrie, Lucy and Ellen. Also predeceased by his step-son Roland Tobias.
Surviving are two sons, Ralph Donnelly of Alabama, and Randy Donnelly of North Carolina, one dauighter, Lori (Charles) Tinsley of Virginia, four step-sons, Wayne (Susan) of TN, Robert Tobias of Rochester, Scott Tobias of Boston Spa, NY, and John (Ann) Tobias of TN., 3 step-daughters, Audrey (Lynn) Hyer of Bath, Cheryl Button of North Carolina and Kelly (William) St. Onge of Florida, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Saturday (July 15, 2023) at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo Street, Hornell, from 11AM until 1 PM when funeral services will be held with Rev. Dudley Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canisteo.
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