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Ralph W. Drew
Ralph W. Drew

August 27, 1932 - February 6, 2020
Born in Newton, New Jersey
Resided in Newton, New Jersey


Ralph W. Drew, 87, of Newton, died Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Newton, Ralph was a lifelong resident of Newton. He proudly served as a United States Navy Seabee during the Korean Conflict. He was a blaster for Dynatech in Bergen County, a partner of American Coal Company in Lafayette, before his retirement. Ralph was a member of Newton Fire Department Hose #3.

The son of the late Peter W. Ferioli (1997) and Elnora Drew Ferioli (2007), Ralph is survived by his two sons, Robert W. Drew and Randall G. Drew; his daughter, Janice A. Stensland; and his close friend, Joyce Kampka.

Services are private and are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

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