Raffaele ‘Ralph’ Leone DeMagistris

Raffaele “Ralph” Leone DeMagistris, 69, passed away on January 23, 2018 in Nashua. He was born on May 4, 1948 to Salvatore and Luigina (Pascucci) Leone DeMagistris in Candida, Italy.

Originally, from Italy, he moved to the North End of Boston in 1962 and then moved to Nashua, NH where he lived for 45 years. He loved his job where he worked for many years as a chauffeur for Silver Chariot in Merrimack. Prior he was hairdresser and owned his own salon. He enjoyed the simple things in life like eating, drinking wine, gardening, and spending time down in Cape Cod. He was a family man, who touched so many hearts and always had a smile on his face.

He is survived by his wife Valerie DeMagistris, son Dean DeMagistris, daughter Krista DeMagistris, sisters Joanne DiNapoli and her husband Tony, and Maria Spada and her husband Renzo. Sister-in-law Anna Moccaldi and husband Peter, Brother-in-law Arthur Giatas and wife Sophia. In addition, his loving dog Bosco. He also has many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son Johnny DeMagistris, and his brother Nicola DeMagistris and wife Sandra.

A welcome gathering will be held on Monday January 29, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 216 E. Dunstable Rd., Nashua, NH with a celebration of life following at 11 am.

Flowers or donations can be made in memory of Raffaele Leone DeMagistris to The American Cancer Society.