US Navy


Ralph F. Massa

April 4, 1942 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 76)

Ralph F. Massa of Sheffield Drive, Peabody passed away at the Lahey Clinic in Peabody on July 10, 2018. He was 76 years old. Born in Somerville he was the beloved son of the late Florence and Louis Massa. He enlisted in the Navy at an early age reaching the rank of E-5. After his honorable discharge he went on to work as a truck driver for Coca Cola for many years. He was also a former member of the AMVETS in Winthrop.

He was the loving father of John Massa of Dorchester, Anna Marie Robitaille of Woburn, Theresa Lavoie of Winthrop, Louis Massa of Winthrop, Michael Massa of East Boston and Neil Massa of Wakefield. Dear brother of Peg Castricone of New Hampshire and the late Anna Massa Iapicca. He is also survived by his special niece and nephew, Gina Mahoney and Joseph Iapicca, 5 grandchildren and his loving companion Doris D'Abrio.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation in the funeral home on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. A celebration of life service will be held immediately following the visitation in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 PM.

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