Raffaelo "Ralph" Paul Tedeschi

Born: Mon., Oct. 24, 1927
Died: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
Location: Preston City Congregational Church


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Mystic – Ralph P. Tedeschi 90, of Goldstar Highway, formerly of Preston, CT, died Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born October 24, 1927 in Warwick, RI the son of Domenic and Henrietta (Padula) Tedeschi.
Ralph worked for 30 years for the Connecticut Department of Transportation as  an engineer.  He was a veteran for the United States Army at the end of World War II, serving in the Philippines.
He was predeceased by his parents.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 65 years Jean (Smullen) Tedeschi, three sons Mark Tedeschi and his wife Cheryl, Paul Tedeschi and his wife Nancy, Brian Tedeschi and his wife Suzanne, daughter Brenda Tedeschi and her partner Max Weagle, four brothers, Cosmo Tedeschi, Anthony Tedeschi, George Tedeschi, Domenic Tedeschi, a sister,  Estelle Tedeschi, thirteen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Sunday January 21, 2018 from 2 to 4 PM at the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT.
The funeral will be Monday January 22, 2018 at 11 AM at the Preston City Congregational Church 321 Route 164 Preston, CT with burial to follow in Preston City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ralph’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
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Kristin
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
Thinking of you all during this time. Very fond memories of Mr. Tedeschi. Very kind man. So sorry to hear this news.

Nancy Smullen
   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
I have so many wonderful memories of my Godfather and his great sense of humor. Sincere condolences to Aunt Jean and the Tedeschi family.

Pamela Plasse
   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
When I think of Uncle Ralph, I think, funny and fun guy to be around. Squirrels come to mind too. May God's peace be with you all today and every day. Love, Pam

Jill Poirier
   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
So sorry to hear about my Uncle's passing. He was a funny guy with many stories, spent many days and nights at 317 Old Jewett City Road as a small child and a teen!!!!! Good times with precious memories!!!
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Lucy Antioch Angliker
   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
To the Tedeschi family, please accept my condolences for your loss of Ralph. may your memories bring you comfort at this time.

Cheryl Christopher and Mark Densmore
   Posted Sun January 21, 2018
Brian and Suzanne,

Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

Cheryl and Mark

Terence G Cini
   Posted Tue January 23, 2018
Brian,...so..sorry...we all have these things to go through....my heart goes out to you, and , paul and ma and family "god-bless-you! Terry cini.

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