Joseph D. Ramaci, of West Roxbury, formerly of Roslindale and Boston's West End, passed away on January 10, 2021. He was 84 years old.
Born and raised in Boston’s West End, Joseph became a printing/graphic arts teacher at Somerville Trade high School and later Somerville High School. He was a member of the “495 Remote Control Squadron,” and also served as an auctioneer for the group. He volunteered for the Norwood Senior Center, supervising their card games. He loved fishing, and writing poetry, but he was happiest surrounded by his loving family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, who knew he would always have a lollipop for them.
Joseph was the beloved son of the late Salvatore and Concetta Ramaci. Dear and devoted husband of Theresa (LaRosa) Ramaci. Loving father of Connie Daly and her husband Martin of Canton, Lisa Joseph and her husband Richard of Stoughton and the late Joseph Ramaci, Jr. Cherished Grandfather “Nanu” of Carla, Katelyn, Sean D., Sean R., Meaghan, Nicole, Adam and Matthew and great-grandfather of Charlotte, Jackson and Sawyer. Brother of the late Salvatore, James, Philip and Dominic Ramaci and Carmella O’Donnell. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions Joseph’s Funeral Mass will be private and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to gather at the gate of St. Michael Cemetery, 227 Walk Hill St. Roslindale, at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday January 13, 2021 to join the procession to the grave for graveside prayers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.
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Italian Home for Children
1125 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain MA 02130