Ralph Alfred Buccini, Jr. of Guilford died unexpectedly at home April 10, 2017. He was born in New Haven April 16, 1943 a son of the late Ralph Alfred and Pasqualina Benevento Buccini. Ralph was an All-State basketball player at Wilbur Cross High School, and professionally a well-known Physical Education teacher in the New Haven public school system. Ralph is the brother of Janet, Patty and Louis Buccini and uncle of Thomas McDonald Jr., Kelly Gould-Smith, Gina Gould-Rapuano, Steven Faiella and Tyler Buccini. Visiting hours will be Tuesday morning April 18th from 8:30-10:30 in the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 11 Wooster Pl. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Michael Church at 11. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Share a story and sign Ralph's guest book online at www.iovanne.com .