Ralph Block


On Jan. 23, Ralph Block of Washington, D.C., passed away peacefully at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his parents Samuel and Sylvia Gorfain Block and his brothers Arthur N. and Harry D. Block. Beloved husband of Sylvia Mushinsky Block, loving father of Sherry Block (Chris) Fletcher and Steven M. (Judy) Block. Awesome grandfather of Steven Samuel (Beverly) Fletcher, Rebecca (Sean) Scott, Jacob (Jessica) Fletcher and Natalie and Gillian Block. Dear great-grandfather of Oscar, Milo, Brooklyn, Benny, Sadie, Hartley and Colt and uncle of Sheila Herman and Dina Rinder.

The family would like to thank his beloved caregivers, Augusta, Bola, Agnes, Hyja, Marie and David. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohev Sholom – The National Synagogue (ohevdc.org) or to the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy (bermanhebrewacademy.org).


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