Ralph Aversa - President

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Ralph Aversa serves as President of Oakwood Cemetery. He also serves as Oakwood’s Treasurer. In addition Aversa is also the Project Manager for Oakwood’s $425k+ Crematory Project expected to break ground sometime in May.  Aversa is retired from KeyBank,N.A. where he served as a Banking Officer, Appraiser and Sr. Loan Officer in Key’s Community Development Banking Department. He is also retired from The City of Niagara Falls having served two terms on the City Council as well as Director of the Department of Water Facilities. In addition he also served as Executive Director of the NFC Development Corporation and Sr. Business Officer of the Niagara Falls Urban Renewal Agency serving in total five Mayors dating back to the Late Mayor Michael C. O’Laughlin.

He is married to the former Rachele Satarian, the father of four and grandfather of six.