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Peter J. Ranese, Sr.

Funeral & Services were held privately for Peter J. Ranese, Sr. of Revere who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 18th, at the CHA – Everett Hospital, he was 90 years old.

Peter was born in the Jeffries Point section of East Boston. He was one of twelve children. He attended Boston Public Schools. He enlisted in the United States Army on October 16, 1952, during the Korean Conflict. He proudly served his country until he was honorably discharged on October 2, 1954. He returned home & he began to work for the City of Boston as a Crane Operator. He married his wife, Mary Nargi on February 3, 1957. The couple remained in East Boston for several years, before relocating to Somerville where they made their home & began their family. Peter was a devoted husband & father and worked hard to provide for his family. In the late 1980s Peter & his family moved to Revere. He sustained a work ending injury and was no longer able to work at the capacity as he was once did. Peter was known for his cooking skills, and he did all the cooking in the house. Peter made certain that he would take care of his family in other ways, like staying busy maintaining the home & fixing whatever needed to be fixed Family was all that ever mattered to Peter, he demonstrated his love for his entire family everyday.  

He is the devoted husband of 64 years to Mary N. (Nargi) Ranese of Revere. Loving father of Peter J. Ranese, Jr. & Joseph P. Ranese, both of Revere. Cherished grandfather of Danny Bua & his wife Lauren of Nashville, TN, Virginia Matyka & her husband Jarred & of North Andover, Matthew P. Ranese & his wife Nicole of Danvers & Rachel M. Ranese of Weymouth. Adored great grandfather of Tyler & Emily. Dear brother of Joann Ranese & Jeanette Ranese, both of Boca Raton, FL, and the late Salvatore Ranese, Michael Ranese, Anthony L. Ranese, Anna Hammam, Josephine Bruno, Mary Porazzo, Santa Ranese, Joseph Ranese, Jr. & Richard Ranese. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692.


Funeral Services were Private.


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