Richard “Ricky” Parolisi, 52, Self-Employed General Contractor

richard_parolisiRichard “Ricky” Parolisi, 52, of Haverhill, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 19, at his residence.

He was born in Methuen Dec. 27, 1962 and was educated at Central Catholic and Haverhill High School. He worked in construction as a self-employed general contractor with Parolisi Construction and Carpenters Union Local 26. He enjoyed camping and the beach but his greatest joy was spending time with his family especially his grandchildren Giada and Ava and all of his nieces and nephews.

Parolisi is survived by his parents Ronald A. Parolisi and Nollie (Stephens) Parolisi of Haverhill; son Gino R. Parolisi and his fiancé Alexis Motta of Andover;  daughter Gia C. Parolisi of Haverhill;  six siblings Toni D. Parolisi, Kim J. Parolisi and his wife Claire D., Tammy M. and her husband Neil Alper, Ronald A. Parolisi Jr., Gina M. Parolisi and Jacki A. and her husband Michael Byerley all of Haverhill; granddaughters Ava Howell and Giada S. Motta Parolisi as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. (route 125) Bradford. A funeral mass will be Wednesday morning, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Interment will be private. Contributions in his memory may be made to Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity, 60 Island Street Suite 2 Lawrence, MA 01840.