Ralph Dann of Ellicott City, MD passed away on October 10, 2016 at the age of 89. Ralph was born in New York, NY in 1927 and served in the navy during World War II from 1944 to 1946. He raised his family in North Brunswick, NJ before retiring from the US Postal Service in 1991. He relocated to Maryland in 2004. Ralph is survived by his wife of 56 years, Natalie; his daughter and son-in-law Jacqueline and David Berkowitz of Springfield, VA; his daughter and son-in-law Joanna and John Mellert of Ellicott City, MD; and his four grandchildren, Andrew, Erica, Elaina, and Ethan.