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Obituary: Ralph Petito

Ralph Petito

Ralph Petito

Ralph "Ray" Thomas Petito, 69, of Kingman passed away at home Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. He was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Camden, N.J. to Ralph and Stella Petito. Ralph moved to Arizona in 1974.

He was a chef and restaurant owner and also a member of the Elks and Moose Lodges. He enjoyed riding quads in Glamis, Calif., and traveling the United States of America on his motorcycle.

He also enjoyed playing golf and scuba diving.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 31 years, Wanda Petito; one daughter, Teressa Petito Aton of Kingman; three stepsons, Matthew Dahse of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Anthony Fowler of Cave Creek, Ariz., and Shawn Fowler of Lake Havasu City; two sisters, Sherriee Carson of Phoenix and Caroline Fulper of New Jersey; and one brother, Stanley Michael Petito of Glendale, Ariz. He is also survived by seven grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the First Southern Baptist Church, 3120 Hualapai Mountain Road in Kingman.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Donations will be accepted at Dr. Mohtaseb's Cancer Center, 1755 Airway Ave., Kingman, AZ 86409-3620. Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at

Arrangements were placed under the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory.

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