Ralph A.'s Story
Ralph A. Iasimone, 85, husband of June M. (Shugrue) Iasimone, passed away July 1, 2017, at Lawrence General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Frances L. (Orlandella) Iasimone. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he attended Haverhill High School. Ralph served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.
He worked in the shoe industry at Knipe Shoe in Haverhill for many years. Ralph also worked at the Haverhill Paperboard Company and was also a crossing guard at the Nettle School. He was a member of the Sons of Italy, the Garibaldi Club, the Lorraine Post VFW, and the Haverhill Rod and Gun Club. Ralph enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, boating, four wheeling, and camping with his family. He was a generous, kind and happy man who loved spending time with family and friends at many family gatherings.
In addition to his loving wife June of 63 years, he is survived by his children, Ralph A. Iasimone and his wife, Sheilah of Avon, Lisa M. Iasimone-Jones of Haverhill; a sister, Marie A. Greenwood and her husband, Larry A. of Haverhill; five grandchildren, Matthew Iasimone, Madelaine Iasimone, Megan Scanlon, Tiffany Simione, Ashley Jones; two great-grandchildren, Sophia and Aubrey; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Louise Pierce.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours today, July 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services will begin on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish, 48 South Chestnut St., Bradford. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, No. Broadway, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on  July 4, 2017