Ralph Gagliardi

Obituary of Ralph Gagliardi

Ralph F Gagliardi, 63, of Rhinebeck, passed away on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Born on June 23, 1954, in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of Ralph Gagliardi of Long Island, NY and the late Helen (Heery) Gagliardi. Ralph married Cheryl Gerrity on June 3, 1978 in St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Center, NY.

Ralph was a Senior Investigator with the New York State Police for over 22 years, having worked in Troop K and New York City's Drug Enforcement Task Force. Upon his retirement from the NYSP, Ralph worked at the New York Stock Exchange and was currently employed by Goldman Sachs, New York City.

He was a communicant of Good Shepherd Church in Rhinebeck.

He is survived by his loving family, including his wife Cheryl Gagliardi of Rhinebeck; his daughters, Chelsea Gentile of Rhinebeck, Brittany (Ryan) Cruickshank of Rhinebeck, and Taylor (fiancé Cody Sholtes) of Arlington, VT; his grandchildren, McKinley and Kyla Gentile, and Connor and Ellie Cruickshank; his father, Ralph Gagliardi and his brothers, Steven, Michael (Maria), and Louis Gagliardi all of Long Island, NY; his mother in law, Dorothy Gerrity and sisters in law, Donna (Frank) Cantwell, Susan (Michael) Clark, Debbie (Peter) Ruocco, and Dawn (Mark) Hawley; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and colleagues.

In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his son in law, Anthony Gentile.

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes in Rhinebeck on Friday, August 25th, 2017 from 2 - 4 & 6-8 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at Church of the Good Shepherd, Rhinebeck, NY. Fr. Douglas Y. Crawford will officiate. Burial will be at Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 91 E. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.

For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.