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Ralph Joseph Sabatino

November 16, 1921 — April 12, 2015

Ralph Joseph Sabatino

Ralph Joseph Sabatino Of Dunstable, MA entered into eternal peace on April 12, 2015 at the age of 93. He was born in Cambridge, MA to the late Santo and C. Francis (Procopia) Sabatino on November 16, 1921. As a Veteran of World War II (101st National Guard & 91st Infantry), Ralph took great pride in his country and continued memberships in the DAV, American Legion, VFW, & 26th Yankee Division throughout his life. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the New England School of Law. He worked many years for the United States Post Office and taught history in the MA/NH public school systems. He loved being with his family, playing the organ, and studying World War II history. He leaves behind his beloved wife Karleen (Rich) Sabatino, his children; Susan and husband Bud Makevich, Gail and husband Norman Jefferson, R. Douglas Sabatino and wife Patricia, Adele and husband Herbert Bittner, his brothers and sisters; Marie Ianelli, Cosmo Sabatino, George Sabatino, Anthony Sabatino and Elizabeth DeFabritis, his grandchildren; April Pieper, Donna Bratton, Richard Montbleau, Shane Cassidy, Melissa Wolfram, Peter Wyman, James Sabatino, Laura Bittner, Emily Burkart, Gwendolyn Bittner and his great grandchildren: Aiden and Bella Montbleau, and Lucas Bratton and his brother Albino Sabatino and sister Carmella Napoleone (both predeceased). Visiting Hrs. Thursday 5-8 PM at the Hamilton-McGaffigan FH, 37 Main St. (Rte.113), Pepperill, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 10 AM at Our Lady of Grace Parish worshipping at St. Joseph's Church 28 Tarbell St. Pepperell, MA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: the Wounded Warriors Project at: www.wounded - See more at:

  • Visitation

    April 16, 2015
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home

    37 Main Street
    Pepperell, MA
    (978) 433-2100
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    April 17, 2015
    10:00 AM

    Our Lady of Grace Parish worshipping at St. Joseph's Church

    28 Tarbell Street
    Pepperell, MA
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