Ralph G. Fiorillo
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Of Waltham MA passed away peacefully on Thursday January 17, 2019 at the Care One Nursing facility in Newton MA. He was 99 years old.
Born and raised in East Cambridge MA to the late Frank and Antonia (Coviello) Fiorillo. He resided in Watertown MA before settling in Waltham over 65 years ago.
Ralph worked in the oil heating industry since the 1940s until opening the Fiorillo Fuel Company in Waltham. Many successful years he constructed the Colonial Shopping Center. He took pride in his strong work ethic and loved showing up for work every day. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen M. (Salamone) Fiorillo. Ralph is survived by his loving daughters Eleanor Lanthier of Arlington MA and Susan Fiorillo of Hudson MA, his devoted sisters Dorothy Lewis of Newton and Susan Melnik of Medford MA and is the cherished grandfather of William and Jennifer Murray of Waltham.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St., Waltham, MA on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 9:30 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Ralph’s life at Saint Jude’s Church, 147 Main St., Waltham at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery, 203 Prospect St., Waltham. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, January 24, from 3-7 pm. Parking attendants will be on duty.