Ralph Donato, 84, of Arnoldsburg

Ralph Donato, 84, of Arnoldsburg, West Virginia, died on September 26, 2019 from a long term illness.

He grew up in Buena, New Jersey where he worked on Donato Brothers Farm. He was the son of Ralph and Margaret Donato.

He moved to West Virginia, and helped start the Roane County Recycle Center where he worked for 25 years.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by son, Rick Donato.

He is survived by his wife, Maureen (Parkkonen) Donato; daughter Christine Panarello and grandson Jordan Panarello; brother Felix (Judy) Donato, sons Ralph Donato and Felix Donato and grandchildren Ricky Donato, Cindy Donato, Eric Donato, Anthony Donato, Tommy Donato.

No public service will be held. Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Arnoldsburg, WV assisted the Donato family with final arrangements for Mr. Donato.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com