Ralph F. Stowe

Ralph Stowe, of Randolph, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 19, 2020 at the age of 88 after a courageous battle with health issues. Son of the late Roland F. Stowe and Dorothy C. (Pettee) Stowe. Loving brother of Evelyn Hunton, and the late Marian C. (Stowe) Muller and the late Walter Stowe, Brother-in-law of Elizabeth Pires. He is survived by his children Ralph & Donna Stowe of Randolph, Patty & Bob O’Connor of Randolph, Michael & Chaoying Stowe of Mount Vernon, NY, Mary & Tim Davies of Melrose, and Joseph & Kim Stowe of Easton and their mother, Jean F. (Kelly) Stowe of Randolph. Also survived by Josette Dalce of Randolph.
Ralph loved his grandchildren who will miss him dearly, Kate and Jim Thibeault of Braintree, Meghan and TJ Hutton of Millis, Carrie and Matt Graham of Millis, Julie and Zach Asher of Cranston RI, Bridget and Dan Souilliard of Ledyard CT, Brendan Davies of Melrose, Maeve Stowe and Jared Stowe of Easton. And his great grandchildren, Andrew & Josephine Thibeault and Ronan Hutton.
He is also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews and close friends who together with his family, have filled Ralph’s life with meaning, purpose, companionship and love. He wanted everyone to know how loved and appreciated you all are.
Ralph worked hard as a contractor and as a teacher in the Boston Public Schools. He was a member of the Boston Teachers Union. Ralph was a devoted member of St. Mary’s Parish in Randolph and in Hull. He put his carpentry skills to use when the parish school was built devoting hours to finishing projects. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, taught Religious Education for many years and appeared in many parish shows. Ralph coached Little League in Randolph, was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan and was seldom seen without his “Good Luck” Red Sox cap.
Ralph was the founder of the Saint Rock Haiti Foundation and devoted founder of the Dufresnay Haiti Foundation outside Port Au Prince. In addition, he spent many months in Haiti using his carpentry skills for Sister Monique’s Daughters of Mary Queen Immaculate. The Sisters sent a message at Ralph’s passing, “He was a gift and a light that will shine on Haiti land forever. May he Rest in Peace.”
Interment will be at St. Mary’s cemetery in Randolph. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later time. Donations in Ralph’s name can be mailed to the Dufresnay Foundation c/o Gene Muller 76 Courtland St. Holliston MA. 01746
Or http://dufresnayhaitifoundation.org/donate.html.

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First Name: Darcy
Last Name: Ortuso
City: Springfield
State: NJ
Country: USA
Entry Date: 03/25/2020

Ralph will be remembered for his self-less acts and the way he always was a doer, not just an observer. He gave everything he had to those in need and was loved by many. He will be missed.
Love and hugs to all ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Pete and Darcy Ortuso
David Ortuso
Emily (Ortuso) and Joe Kochiss


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