REST IN PEACE
Beloved husband of Theresa Marie (nee Huminski), devoted father of Robert Merkley (Stacey); dear brother of David Roos (Marge), Daniel Roos (Barbara), and the late Msgr. Jules Roos and Ken Roos (Lois); dear grandfather of Zachary, Miranda, and Molly. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, great grand nieces and grand nephews.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Chimbote Foundation, Inc., 111 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or at https://chimbotefoundation.org/how-to-give/donate/
Ralph was ordained for the Diocese of Pittsburg and made transition in 1970 and married Theresa a former Sister of Divine Providence.
He joined CORPUS in 1972 and attended many of the National Conferences.