Ralph J. Nypaver, 84 of Indiana Township died Saturday February 1, 2020 at his home. He was born March 22, 1935 in Russellton to the late Joseph and Katherine (Salina) Nypaver. Ralph has lived in Indiana Township for the past 60 years. He was a 1953 graduate of West Deer High School. Ralph served his country during the Korean War in the US Army. He was a member of Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton. Ralph worked as a welder for Westinghouse/Curtis Wright in Cheswick for over 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, watching Pittsburgh Sports and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years Dorothy J. (Bohatch) Nypaver, his children Joseph M. (Cindy) Nypaver of Cincinnati, OH; Katherine A. (John) Borza of Richland Township; Carolyn (the late Paul R., Jr.) Owens of Indiana Township and Timothy J. (Lori) Nypaver of Kittanning; grandchildren Blake & Joseph Pettijohn; Calli McGarvey; Michael and Kaleb Nypaver: Melissa and Tyler Borza and Emily and Abigail Owens and great-grandchildren Ella and Maeve McGarvey.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Richard and William Nypaver and his sister Eleanor Poole
Friends received Wednesday from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Twp. where parting prayers will be conducted on Thursday at 9:30 am followed by a catholic funeral mass in Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton with the Rev. James P. Holland, officiating. He will be laid to rest in Our lady of Hope Cemetery, Frazer Township. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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