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Ralph John MinichielloMarch 2, 1933 ~ February 5, 2017 (age 83)
Ralph John Minichiello
Ralph J. Minichiello, 83, a longtime resident of Northfield died suddenly, Sunday, February 5, 2017 at his home. Ralph was born in Boston, March 2, 1933. He spent his youth and schooled in Everett, MA.
For several years he summered in Northfield and in 1963 moved here permanently from Malden, MA. Ralph worked for over 30 years with the Arwood-Wyman Gordon Corporation in Northfield. He later worked as a bartender with the Steele Hill Resort in Sanbornton and Franklin V. F. W. , Post # 1698. Over the years he involved himself with area youth and coached with Little League and the Charles Dwinal League. He and his wife attended St. Mary of Assumption Church in Tilton over the years. Ralph enjoyed the outdoors and gardening. He was predeceased by his son, John M. Minichiello who died in 1994.
Ralph leaves his wife of 60 years, Marilyn M. (Jaynes) of Northfield
Daughters, Linda M. Ritchie and her husband, William of Andover, MA
Andrea M. LaRose and her husband, Richard of Bedford, NH
Diane M. Thornton and her husband, Craig of Ellicott City, MD
Eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren
His sister, Ann Morello and her husband, Roger of Everett, MA
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 P. M. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton, NH.
A graveside service for Ralph will be held for his family in Park Cemetery in Tilton at a later date when weather permits.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Ralph’s name to the Tilton-Northfield Pines Community Center, P. O. Box 262, Tilton, NH 03276-0262.