Picardi, Ralph G., Sr.
Of Arlington, formerly of Malden. September 24th , 2013. Beloved husband of 60 years to Edna M. (Riley) of Arlington. Cherished father of Marie E. Kiely and her husband Brian of Portsmouth, NH, Nancy E. Picardi of Waltham, and Ralph G. Picardi, Jr. and his wife Diane of Belmont . Loving grandfather of Ben Paolino, Christopher, Robert and his wife Kelly, Emily, and Nick Picardi. Son of the late Luigi Picardi and Philomena (Maurotto). Brother of John Picardi of Kansas, Leonard Picardi of Bourne, Catherine Leach of Bourne, and the late Ralph I, William I, William II, Louis, and Arthur Picardi. Late WWII
Marine Corps Veteran, 4th Marine Division - Pacific Theater '43-46'. Member of the V.F.W
., and Disabled American Vets. Founding member of American Assoc. Cost Engineer AACE, Notary Public, Former Real Estate Broker, U.S. Maritime Ordinary Seaman (1937), American Welding Assoc., and former 60 year employee of the Artisan Industries as a Cost Estimator, Waltham, MA. Visiting Hours will be held from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., (Rt.60, adjacent to St. Agnes Church) ARLINGTON on Friday from 4-7 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Agnes Church, 30 Medford Street, Arlington on Saturday at 11:30 am. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. In lieu of flowers donations in Ralph's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence visit www.keefefuneralhome.com