Ralph Peccerillo Jr., 85, of New Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  He was the devoted husband of 62 years to the late Frances LaMonaca Peccerillo and whole heartedly took care of his wife for the many years of her illness.  Ralph was born in New Haven on May 31, 1937 and was the son of the late Ralph and Theresa Porto Peccerillo Sr.  He proudly served as a New Haven Firefighter for 34 years, highly respected by all in the department as he earned his way to the rank of Captain.  Ralph was an avid drawer and painter and was a member of the Connecticut Watercolor Society, and the North Haven and Hamden Art Guilds.  He also designed and drew two of the patches that were worn by his brothers on the New Haven Fire Department.  Ralph took great pride in everything he did, he was a true perfectionist especially as a master carpenter, always willing to help his family and friends whenever they needed him. He had a true passion for aircrafts from all different eras. Loving father of Ralph (Ann Marie) Peccerillo III and the late Teresa Geremski.  Beloved poppy of Ralph (Kalie) Peccerillo and Michael Peccerillo.  Also survived by his son-in-law Christopher Geremski.  Predeceased by his sisters Phyllis DePalma, Victoria Marino, and brothers Joseph and John Peccerillo.   

The visiting hours will be on Monday morning, August 22nd from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at The Havens Family, North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.   A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish at St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven at 12 noon.  Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.