hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

January 10, 2013

James P. Galassi, 87


Haverhill — Ret. Haverhill Fire Captain James P. Galassi, 87, of Haverhill died Friday, January 4, at his residence.

He was born in Haverhill, August 11, 1925, son of the late Peter and Ida (DelRosso) Galassi.

Educated in the Haverhill school system, Mr. Galassi served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

After returning from the War he joined the Haverhill Fire Department from where he retired as a Captain.

He was the husband of the late Virginia (Euele) Galassi who died in 2008 and his survivors include three sisters, Diana Savinelli of Haverhill, Theresa Porter of Haverhill Gina Gervais of Westford and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family with Entombment in Elmwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Bradford. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Condolences to his family may be made at

www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.