Tonawanda News


June 5, 2013

Ralph Henry Luke

November 18, 1925 - June 1, 2013


Ralph Henry Luke passed away on June 1, 2013. 
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marilyn Braun Luke; children, Craig Luke (Debra), Cheryl McGovern (Ted), Jacquelyn Ernst (Alan), Gail Cook (Paul); ten grandchildren; 11 great-grand-children; sister, Audrey Luke Gordon (M. William); many nieces and nephews; predeceased by daughter, Becky Luke Wagner. 
Mr. Luke was a member of Salem United Church of  Christ in Tonawanda. He served his country during WW II in the U.S. Navy; retired from Columbus McKinnon Chain Corp. in 1984, and was an avid fisherman.  
A memorial service will be held at 7 PM on June 10, 2013, at Salem United Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, donations to Salem United Church of Christ are preferred.
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