Ralph Marquez Sr.

Jan 21, 1948 - Apr 27, 2013


Ralph Marquez Sr., 65, of Port Clinton, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, surrounded by his loving family. 

Ralph was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Port Clinton, to Jose and Tiofila (Carrion) Marquez. 

On May 10, 2003, in Port Clinton, he married Karen Lawley and she survives. Ralph will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Marquez; children, Ralph “Nunie” (Sylvia Gonzalez) Marquez Jr.,  Connie A. (Anthony) North, Jaime A. Marquez and Lorin (Contessa) Zippay; grandchildren, Haley Marquez, Mario Marquez, Jennifer Salazar, Mia Bella Wise, Kenndy Zippay, Chezney Zippay and one on the way; and brothers, Joe (Mary) Marquez and Freddie (Evelyn) Marquez. 

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers; and three sisters.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 in the funeral home. Memorial donations in memory of Ralph may be given to the family. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.