Ralph J. Nicastro Sr. of Clifton, formerly of Montclair, died on Aug. 25, 2021.

Mr. Nicastro was a firefighter for many years for the Montclair Fire Department before retiring, and was a veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughter, Janyce Criscitiello; grandchildren, Ralph III, Michelle, Joseph and Sam; brother, Vincent; daughter-in-law, Gayle; stepson,  Jeffrey, and stepdaughter, Stephanie.

He was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn; son, Ralph Jr.; brothers, Joseph and Mario, and parents, Angelo and Isadorina (nee Pennisi).

Funeral services were private.