Ralph Joseph Perriello

January 25, 2024

Ralph Perriello Obituary

Ralph Perriello of Lynnfield entered into rest on January 25, 2024 surrounded by his loving family.

Ralph is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years Kathy (Merta).

Devoted father of Kara (Jay) Perriello of Wisconsin and Philip (Kristen) Perriello of Lynnfield.

Cherished grandfather of Jackson and Emmy Plowman and Philip James Perriello.

The loving brother of Felix (Jeanne) Perriello of Norwood and his caring mother-in-law Beverly Merta of Woburn.

Dear son of the late Anthony and Jennie Perriello and his father-in-law, Kenneth Merta. 

He spent many years volunteering as a youth coach in baseball and tennis and loved mentoring local athletes at all levels.

He cherished his time spent with family, friends, and his beloved dog Annie.

A funeral service for Ralph will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 10AM at Our Lady of Assumption; 17 Grove Street, Lynnfield, MA with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, 175 Broadway, Malden, MA.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Ralph’s memory to

Dana-Faber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284 (

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Funeral Mass
February 3, 2024

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption
17 Grove st.
Lynnfield, MA 01940

February 3, 2024

11:15 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148


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