Ocala, FL – Ralph Kerrigan Sr. was born on February 22,1937 in Woburn, MA and was raised in Winchester, MA. He was the youngest child of the late Frank and Ethel (Flaherty) Kerrigan. On August 17th 1958, Ralph married the love of his life, Carol Elizabeth Frotten. They were married for 41 years. Ralph and Carol had 4 boys together and eventually resided in Stoneham, MA. After battling an illness, Carol passed away in 1999.
During the winter months Ralph spent his time in Ocala, Fl where he enjoyed golfing and working as an accountant. On January 4, 2023 Ralph passed away surrounded by family at the age of 85 after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his children, Ralph Kerrigan and his wife Linda of Woburn, MA; Brian Kerrigan and his wife Linda of North Reading, MA; Daniel Kerrigan and his wife Sherry of Londonderry, N.H.; Edward (Ted) Kerrigan and his wife Linda of Thompson, CT. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Joshua, Alex, Samantha, Andrew, Katie, Stephanie, Nicole, Justin, Colleen, Michael, Christopher and predeceased by 1 grandchild Zachary; 4 great grandchildren, Delaney, Ella, Marshall and Henry.
Arrangements: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a 10:00 am Mass on February 18th @ St. Mary’s Parish, 155 Washington St., Winchester, MA. A graveside service will be held following the Mass @ Calvary Cementary, 686 Washington St. Winchester, MA. Immediately following the graveside service there will be a celebration of life @ Polcari’s Restaurant, 309 Montvale Ave, Woburn, MA.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Ralph to support cancer research and patient care at:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168
Boston, MA 02284