Ralph F. DiFebo, 94, of Northlake, formerly of River Forest and Park Ridge, died on Dec. 5, 2012. Born on Nov. 2, 1918, he was a World War II veteran, past commander of the Ted Knusman Post 13, and a member of the Westside Real Estate board.
Ralph DiFebo is survived by his wife, Virginia (nee Blaha); his children, Frank, Mary (Thomas) Bromann, Patricia (Lawrence) Cima, Ralph Jr. (Andrea) and Alice (David) Lachman; his grandchildren, Joseph DiFebo, Peter and Matthew Bromann and Emilia, Caitlin and John Cima; and his many step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice (nee Haggerty); and his brother, Joseph DiFebo.
Visitation was held on Dec. 9 at Peterson-Bassi Chapels. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Dec. 10 at Villa Scalabrini Chapel in Northlake, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Gamboney & Son Directors in Chicago.
Contributions to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 E. 56th St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022 are appreciated.