Obituaries

Carrozza, Ralph

November 22nd, 2009

Ralph Carrozza of Wilmington, formerly of Revere and East Boston, passed away on November 22nd at the age of 90.

Ralph is the beloved husband of 64 years to Edith D. (Saponaro). He is the devoted father of Rachel E. Stanchi & her husband Carmen A. of Wilmington, and Ralph Carrozza Jr. & his fiance Sheilah Mulcahy of Salem, NH. Cherished grandfather of Michelle M. Stanchi of Arlington, VA, Michael R. Stanchi & his wife Kathryn “Kate” of Jamaica Plain, Susan M. Carrozza of Watertown, and Christine A. Carrozza of Billerica. Dear brother of Mildred E. Rodriguez & her husband Diego of Revere, David Carrozza of East Boston, Nicholas Carozza & his wife Rose of Wilmington, Frances DiPlacido & her husband John of West Palm Beach, FL and the late Meco, John “Panco”, Elio “Leo”, Enrico “Eastago” Carrozza & the late Lesandrina “Sandra” Russo, Lena Incerto, and Bridget Pisano. Father-in-law of the late Frances E. Carrozza. Ralph is also survived by many many nieces & nephews.

Ralph was a retired Longshoreman and a member of the Boston Shipping Assoc. (ILA#805). Ralph was a WWII Army vet and a proud member of General Merrill’s MARAUDERS (5307th Composite Unit).

Family and friends will gather in the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday November 27th from 9:30-11:30am, followed by a funeral mass in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte.38), Wilmington at 12 noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, rememberances may be made to the: Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, Ma 01867.

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