Tributes Online - Ralph Day

Ralph Strother Day

25/07/1924 - 28/12/2021

DAY, Ralph Strother. Regt No. 632501, Trooper, 19th Armoured Regt., 1939–45. Of Greytown.
On 28th December 2021 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital. Aged 97 years.
Dearly loved husband of the late Jean. Loved father and father-in-law of Jenny and Tim Carr, Carol and Trevor Parsons, Martin and Trish, Rex and Sue.
Loved Grandad (GG) of Julieanne, Dave; Mike; Marie, Phil; Jacob, Nathan, Becky and his great grandchildren and great great Grandchild.
Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Marjorie and Charlie Dickie and loved uncle of Maureen and Bruce. Dear friend to Doris.
A special thanks to the Doctors and staff Wairarapa Hospital for their loving care and to all at Palliser Home for their care and support over recent months.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Greytown RSA Welfare fund would be appreciated.
A service for Ralph will be held in the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Road, Carterton on Friday 31st December 2021 at 2.30pm followed by private cremation.
Vaccination passes are required to attend this service. The service will be livestreamed - see Liivestream tab.
Messages to the Day family C/- P.O. Box 185, Carterton 5743 or can be left here on his tribute page.

Jenny and Tim, Carol and Trevor, Martin and Trish, Rex and Sue and their families wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all who supported them in various ways during their recent sad loss of Ralph.
We have appreciated the lovely personal messages of sympathy, cards letters, flowers, tributes, food, phone calls, visits, donations made to the RSA Welfare fund and the presence of so many at the service.
A special thanks to the Doctors and staff at Wairarapa Hospital for their wonderful care in Ralph’s final days; to all at Palliser House for their care and support over recent months; to Pam Bailey for her comforting words; to Malcolm Sutherland for his ‘piped tribute’; and to the RSA members for their fitting tribute to one very proud ‘Old Soldier’.
We are comforted in the knowledge that Ralph has touched the lives of so many wonderful people and that he is now reunited with his beloved Jean. Thank you each and every one of you.



Service Information
Date: 31/12/2021 Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Richmond Chapel
Richmond Road
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