Dennis J. Ceruti
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Dennis J. Ceruti, 47, of Upton and formerly of Medway, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with ALS on Sunday, May 24, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home. He is the beloved husband to Suzanne (Lazzara) Ceruti. Born in Framingham, he was a son of Jean (Alluzio) Ceruti of Medway and Joseph Ceruti of Framingham. He was raised in Framingham and then moved to Medway. He was a graduate of the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School of Franklin, Class of 1991 where he was a three sport athlete and was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Mr. Ceruti was the proud owner of Ceruti Electrical Corporation, which he started in 1998. Dennis enjoyed coaching and serving on the board of the Mendon Upton Youth Soccer Association (MUYSA) from 2009 to 2019, when all his daughters played soccer. He also enjoyed brewing his own craft beer as the owner of 4 Girls Brewing Co., vacationing at the Outer Banks, and traveling with friends. Dennis was an avid Patriots fan and a season ticket holder for over 20 years. He loved to tailgate with his friends before and after home games. Dennis also cherished the time that he was able to spend with his family and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his four daughters, Josephine, Allison, Maria and Antonia Ceruti, all of Upton; his brother, Richard Ceruti and his wife Laurie, of Northbridge; his nephews, Matthew and Andrew Ceruti of Northbridge. Denniss funeral service will be held privately with his family on Thursday, May 28, in the Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home, Inc. of Upton, Andrew D. Pickering | Director. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Upton. The Ceruti family would like to honor Richard Ceruti, Dennis Grillo, Jonathan Harvey, Eric Johnson, David Kirby, Daniel McCahill, John McCahill, Heath Merrill, Ryan Murphy, and Stuart Paul as honorary pallbearers. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date when the current restrictions on public gatherings has been lifted. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory will be used to help fund ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute, to find a cure for ALS. Donations may be made directly at www.fundraise. als.net/dennisceruti or sent to ALS TDI, 300 Technology Square, Suite 400, Cambridge, MA 02139. www.uptonfunerals.com

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Published in Milford Daily News on May 27, 2020.
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June 8, 2020
So very sad to hear this!! Great guy and his family. He was always smiling in high school and very friendly. God bless you all in our thoughts xoxo
Alice and Jeff DeRosa
June 5, 2020
Went to high school with Dennis and we were friends. I graduated a year prior to Dennis in the Electrical program he was also a member of. We also played several sports together and both live in Medway. Tus is very sad news for me. Im sorry for your loss and just know he touched many lives. He will be missed.
David Holmes
Friend
June 1, 2020
My sympathy and prayers are with the Ceruti family and all connected. I will always remember the respectful young man Dennis was as he studied and competed at Tri-County. He was one of my favorite of all time. The indellible image of the Golden Boot award that I presented him after a game winning field goal for the Cougars has been etched in my memory forever.
Richard Vernon
Teacher
May 31, 2020
My son, David F. Goldberg, went to MHS, class of 1994, w/ Richard. He heard about the death of Dennis (probably through Facebook) and told us of his passing. Your Medway home was right near ours. My sincere condolences on your loss. May he rest in peace. --Bonnie Thibodeau
Bonnie Thibodeau
Neighbor
May 28, 2020
To the Ceruti family,

My sincere condolences for your loss. I only knew Dennis through his work, but he was always professional, warm and so funny! I enjoyed his stories about coaching soccer for his 4 girls and it was obvious to me that he was a super proud dad, as well as an all-around awesome guy. May fond memories of him help to sustain you all through this difficult time.

Sincerely,
Anne Pfaff
Anne Pfaff
May 28, 2020
Allison,

I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Life can be so unfair. Your dad sounds like a wonderful guy. I hope your memories of him can bring you some comfort.

Take Care,
Mrs. Frary
Cathy Frary
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