Ciampa, Robert A. Of Arlington, formerly of Somerville. Passed away peacefully on February 2, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Mary (Leone) Ciampa. Father of Carol and her husband James McGrath of Sutton, Francis Ciampa and his wife Sheila of Andover, Peter Ciampa of Paducah, KY, and David Ciampa and his wife Carolyn of Castine, ME. Grandfather of 14 grandchildren. He is survived by his brother, Edward, and his sisters, Carmela Rice and Eleanor Castellano. He was a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and was a co-owner of Grover's Pharmacy in Somerville. Robert served proudly in the Navy during WWII. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON, on Thursday from 8:30 - 9:30 AM with a funeral mass to commence at 10 AM in St. Agnes Church. Burial to follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's memory to the Parkinsons Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway - Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or For directions or to send an online condolence, visit:

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Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 5, 2014