Ralph B. Specht, a resident of Ridgefield for 45 years and devoted member of St. Elizabeth Seton Church, died peacefully on January 9. He was 92. His beloved wife of 58 years, Rita, predeceased him in April 2016.
Born in Springfield, Mass., he was the only child of William and Henrietta (Hinrichs) Specht. He is survived by Michael B. (Debra, deceased) of Johnstown, Pa., and grandchildren Gregory, Stephanie Stewart and Susan; Robert C. (Barbara) and grandsons Andrew and Jesse of York, Pa.; Marilyn (Kwadjo) Adusei-Poku, and grandsons Christopher and Daniel in Saudi Arabia; Sharon (James) Denny and grandchildren Claire and Matthew of Havertown, Pa.; and John W. (Shani) and grandchildren Henry and Johanna, of Bethel, Conn. Ralph was predeceased by his first wife, Stephanie (Kosierowski) in 1951.