Our beloved Ralph Michael Mondare passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the age of 80. He was born in New York City to Jeanette and Ralph Mondare on March 7, 1942, and was raised in Bronx, NY. Ralph lived most of his adult life in Oakland, NJ, spending the last several years residing in Wanaque. He graduated from Mount Saint Michael Academy and received both his Bachelor’s Degree and Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University. Ralph spent his career working in finance as a controller with American Home Products Corporation / Wyeth. He was predeceased by his wife, Beatrice Mondare, and is survived by his loving children Catherine Donovan, Sean Mondare and his wife Melissa, and Mary Mercadante and her husband Marc. Ralph also leaves his five grandchildren, Connor, Caitlin, Kodie, Evan, and Fiona.
A funeral mass will take place at 9:30 am on August 26th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oakland followed by burial at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ralph’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.