hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

August 16, 2012

Ralph "Chubby" Igartua, 70

Haverhill — Ralph “Chubby” Igartua, 70, of Haverhill died Tuesday morning, August 14, 2012 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston.

He was born in New York and educated there.

A loving father and grandfather, he moved to Haverhill a week ago to be closer to his children and grandchildren.

His survivors include a daughter, Jessica Igartua Alicea and her husband Luis Alicea of Haverhill, a son, Ralph Igartua of Haverhill, siblings, Anthony Concepcion, Gloria Igartua, Frances Perez, Norma Concepcion, 7 grandchildren, Rose, Bryanna, Luis, Izaiah, Ashley, Ralph and Leiliana, and two close friends, Charlene and Robert who were very helpful to Ralph.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday morning, August 18 at 11:00 in All Saints Church, Haverhill. Calling hours will precede the Funeral Mass from 9:30 to 10:30 at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Condolences to his family may be made at