Ralph Eugene Lapole, 77, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his home.
Born Friday, November 7, 1941 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Richard Leon Lapole and Clara Irene (Lumm) Lapole.
He attended North Hagerstown High School and later received his GED.
He was a member of Boonsboro Family Worship Center, Fraternal Order of Police, and a life member of Antietam Fire Company. He volunteered as an Auxiliary Police Officer and as a Citizen on Patrol.
He retired from Grove Manufacturing of Shady Grove, PA, after serving 38 years.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 25 years, Nancy Jean (Griffith) Lapole, daughters, Michele Brining and husband Timothy of Martinsburg, Tina Lapole and Sherry Saunders and husband Christopher all of Hagerstown, sister, Carol Wilhelm of Hancock, brother, Rick Lapole of West Virginia, grandchildren, Sara Saunders and Christy Saunders and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Kendall and Joyce Stevens and one brother, Raymond Lapole.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00am at Boonsboro Family Worship Center, Boonsboro, MD, with Pastor Jack Payne officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Ralph Lapole to the Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike Boonsboro, MD, 21713 or to a Dementia / Alzheimer’s / Diabetes / Foundation of your choice.
Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD, and online condolences may be offered at, www.jldavisfh.com.
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