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Ralph J. Petrosino

Services & interment were held at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere, MA, for Ralph J. Petrosino, who died on Friday, September 14th, 2012 at University Hospital of Tamarac, Florida, following a long illness.  Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA.  Born & Raised in Chelsea, he attended Chelsea Schools, & was a 1936 alumnus of Chelsea High School.  He entered the service, serving with the United States Army, in November of 1944 & served until November of 1945.  He is a veteran of World War II.  Before entering the service, he was the manager of the Petrosino Grocery Store of Chelsea, from October 1934 – October 1944, then upon returning from his service time in WW II, he worked for over 20 years for General Electric Co. of Lynn as an expert welder.  He also owned & operated his own Meat Packing Co., known as Pioneer Meat Packing Co., after working for Pilgrim Meat Packing Co. of Boston’s North End.  He was the husband of the late Marguerite C. (Vogel) Petrosino who died in September of 1987.  For the past 35 years, he wintered in Florida & lived in Revere & Saugus, before moving permanently to Florida in 2007.  He is the Devoted father of Ralph A. Petrosino of Weston, Florida & Donna M. Memont of Saugus.  He was the devoted grandfather of 7.  Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. 

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  1. Diane Hayes
    Oct 2 2012

    I’m sorry to hear of Ralph’s passing. I hope he will find peace. My deepest sympathies to his family.

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