Ralph Frederick Schmoeger Jr., 89, of Wake Forest, passed away, Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home. He was born in LaSalle County, Ill., the son of the late Viola Liebhart Schmoeger and Ralph F. Schmoeger Sr. Mr. Schmoeger is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was retired from Parker-Hannifin Corporation after 20 years as an engineer. He was a parishioner of Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, where he sang in the church choir.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Friday, May 30, at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Burial was in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Schmoeger is survived by his wife of 66 years, Madylon Harrington Schmoeger; sons, Terry Lee Schmoeger and wife, Patricia, of Raleigh, and Duane Allen Schmoeger, of Angier; grandchildren, Adam Schmoeger, Stephen Schmoeger, Kevin Schmoeger and Joseph Schmoeger, all of Raleigh; and sister, Paula Tiggeman, of LaSalle, Ill.
Memorial gifts may be made to Transitions Life Care (Hospice), 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, N.C. 27607-6372 or to St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Of Living Stones Campaign, 520 W. Holding Avenue, Wake Forest, N.C. 27587.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at brightfunerals.com.
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