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Ralph Joseph Schweinefuss

Ralph Joseph Schweinefuss, age 93. Died at home in Alexandria, Virginia on February 15, 2014. Mr. Schweinefuss was a retired golf caddy, machine tool inspector, advertising writer, US Navy Commander, US Intelligence Official, Veteran of World War II and Korean War. He was a native of Erlanger, Kentucky. BA Degree University of Cincinnati; graduate study Tulane University, New Orleans. Interests included family, sports, portrait and landscape painting, genealogy, volunteerism, sailing, and fishing the Chesapeake Bay area.

Pre-deceased in 2002 by wife Lillian A. Kelly Schweinefuss; sister Rita S. Judd and brother Thomas Arnold Schweinefuss. Survivors include: Thomas John and wife Mary Beth Richards Schweinefuss, Alexandria; daughter Molly C. Schweinefuss and husband James Dameron, Scottsville, VA; grandsons Jonathan, Charles, and Joseph Schweinefuss, Alexandria; James R. and Lanai Dameron, Waycross, GA. Fondly-respected In-Laws include: Alfred and Jo Kelly, Mary Fiorini, Gerald Kelly, and Ann E. Kelly, all of Cincinnati; many nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors and his faithful companion dog Salty.

Visitation Cunningham Funeral Home, Alexandria, from 6pm-8pm Friday February 21. Mass St. Mary Catholic Church, Alexandria, VA at 9:30am. Interment in church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Catholic Charities or ALIVE. – See more at:

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