Ralph Michael Petruzzelli, Sr., 85, of Hamden died peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. He was the beloved husband of sixty years to Helen Hair Petruzzelli. Ralph was born in New Haven on September 4, 1936, a son of the late Anthony and Jennie Simone Petruzzelli, and was a lifelong Hamden resident. Along with his brother Anthony, he owned and operated Tony’s Cash & Carry Superette of Southington for sixty years, retiring in 2001. Ralph is also survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Bernie) Brennan of North Haven, two sons, Ralph (Bonnie) Petruzzelli, Jr. of Hamden and Scott Petruzzelli of Southbury, one sister, Rose Petruzzelli of Hamden, two brothers, Anthony Petruzzelli of Cheshire and Victor Petruzzelli of East Haven, and two grandchildren, Allie and Jay Brennan. Ralph’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, November 15th from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com
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