Ralph G. Pomponio of Garden City, NY passed away on Jan. 12, 2013 at the age of 86.
He was the husband of the late Carmela; father of Robert (Joanne), an athletic instructor at Chaminade High School, and Phyllis Pomponio-Chacona (Chris); grandfather of Jennifer Pomponio-Soper (Brian), Jamie and Ryan; great-grand-father of Sean Patrick; brother of Rosie.
He was an honorary lifetime member of the Garden City Park Fire Department, a retired Captain of the Garden City Special Police Department and Knights of Columbus.
A wake was held on Jan. 14 at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit R.C. Church in New Hyde Park, NY with private cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Chaminade Development Fund c/o Chaminade High School, 340 Jackson Avenue, Mineola, NY 11501