WO1 Ralph J Colavolpe was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/02/2020 at the age of 82.4
Guilford, CT
Flight Class 67-15
Date of Birth 11/07/1937
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with D/1/10 CAV 4 INF in 67-68
Call signs in Vietnam SHAMROCK, GREEN TAPE
This information was provided by Sammie Williams - obit

More detail on this person: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Ralph J. Colavolpe, Jr. longtime resident of Guilford passed away at the West Haven VA Hospital. Husband of the late Catherine (Lanouette) Colvalope. Ralph was born in New Haven on November 7, 1937, son of the late Ralph J. Colavolpe, Sr. and Anna Marie (Santamauro) Colavolpe. Loving father of Ralph A. Colavolpe and Partner Kimberley Devarennes of East Haven. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Brother of Anthony Colavolpe and Rosemarie Darin. Before retirement, Ralph was a decorated aviator helicopter pilot in the US Army. He proudly served his country in Vietnam and later with the CT National Guard for over 35 years. He enjoyed flying, fishing and the company of family. Due to the ongoing pandemic services will be announced when appropriate. Burial services are being planned for Arlington National Cemetery in Summer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St., Guilford. To share a memory or leave condolences, visit

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery

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