608 S. Old Middletown Road
Media, PA 19063
Ph: (610) 876-4213
Obituary of Ralph E. Painter, Jr.
Ralph E. Painter, Jr., age 94, of Middletown Twp., Media, PA, died on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Riddle Hospital. Born on March 13, 1928, he was raised in Philadelphia, PA. He was a resident of Secane, PA, for six years, prior to moving to Middletown Twp., PA, in 1964.
Educated in the Philadelphia public schools, Mr. Painter was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. He was last employed by the Winchell Company in Philadelphia for 20 years in its financial printing division, retiring in 1993. Prior to Winchell, he was associated for 10 years with Beck Engraving Company, also in Philadelphia, PA.
Mr. Painter was a member of Resurrection Episcopal Church, Aston, PA, where he served as vestryman, treasurer and usher. He was a long-time member of Lima Fire Company, serving as corresponding secretary. Mr. Painter served in the U.S. Army, in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG). Ralph participated in the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP), reading with elementary school children in two county schools. He enjoyed the Jersey Shore, Caribbean cruises and reading.
Mr. Painter is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Mabel Painter, Sr.
Husband of 45 years to the late Elizabeth H. Painter, who passed in 1998, and his brother Robert (Audrey) Painter.
Son: David Painter.
Three Grandchildren: Lindsay, Adam (Deha) and Sarah Beth
Three Step-Grandchildren: Sarah (Pete) Ozolins, Merry Penk and Carl (Alanna) Penk
Also survived by his caregiver, Ieshia Jordan (Home helpers)
Visitation: Saturday, February 4th from 10:00-10:45AM at Resurrection Episcopal Church, 2131 Mount Rd., Aston, PA 19014.
Burial Office with Requiem Eucharist: Saturday, February 4th at 11:00AM at the church.
Inurnment: Resurrection Episcopal Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
Resurrection Episcopal Church, Rockdale
2131 Mount Rd.
Aston, PA 19014
(GPS Use: 667 Mount Rd. )