Frederic J. “Blackie” Ranaldi, Sr., age 85, of Uniontown, PA passed away on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 in The WVU – Uniontown Hospital.
He was born on December 27th, 1937 in Filbert, PA
Son of the late Anthony and Lena (Federici) Ranaldi
Blackie was the owner of Blackie's Transmission Service on Dearth Road in Uniontown.
Blackie helped many of the area churches and community people. He was always there to lend a helping hand, he served as a Deacon, and helped with construction of many area churches and buildings. In his spare time, he did a little bit of farming.
Blackie was preceded in death by his beloved grandson: Noah Ranaldi
three brothers: Donald “Boots” Ranaldi; William “Pinky” Jenkins; and Harry “Butch” Jenkins.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years: Luella J. (Stout) Ranaldi
four children: Theresa A. (Richard J.) Elphinstone
Frederic J. Ranaldi, Jr.
Larry G. (Jamie) Ranaldi
Chris A. Ranaldi
six grandchildren: Richard F. (Tina) Elphinstone; Annette M. Elphinstone; Annalise Ranaldi; Kylie Ranaldi; Tony A. Ranaldi; and Ryan J. Ranaldi
three great-grandchildren: Harley Elphinstone; Roman Elphinstone; and J.J. Ranaldi
his brother: Robert Ranaldi.
Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Monday from 2-8PM and on Tuesday from 10:00AM until 11:00AM where a Funeral Service will be held with his nephew, Wesley Stout Officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Macrina Cemetery.
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