Ralph Valashinas, 68, of Binghamton, passed away February 22. Born January 1950 in Carbondale, PA; son of the Late John and Marguerite (Carbonneau) Valashinas and loving father of the late Brion Valashinas. Ralph was a Tool and Die Maker for Felchar Manufacturing Company and for H&M Tool & Machine Company. He was a graduate of Marywood University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree. He was also a tireless advocate for peace and social justice. Surviving Ralph are his son Sean and his wife Sharon, and granddaughters Erin, Grace, and Riley, of Derry NH; his brother Albert (Tim) Valashinas, of Clark Summit, PA; daughter-in-law Theresa Valashinas of Durham, NC; nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to call Wednesday February, 28, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Ernest H. Parsons Funeral Home, 71 Main Street, Binghamton, NY, with funeral services to follow at 8:00 pm with Minister Barney Wilkins officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to El Charcon Sister City Project, 59 Matthews St. Binghamton NY 13905. Please visit ParsonsFuneral.Com to offer your condolences.