An Obituary: Nicholas Raffaelo

April 6, 2023

Nicholas (Nick) Raffaelo, 65, of Chelmsford and formerly of Bedford died quietly at home after a battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Born on July 16, 1957 in Concord, he was the son of the late Dominic and Ruth Raffaelo.

He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Little) Raffaelo.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his brothers; Robert Raffaelo, Frank Raffaelo and his wife Elaine, Dominic Raffaelo Jr, Steven Raffaelo, Jeffrey Raffaelo and his wife Linda, Richard Raffaelo and his wife Lisa; and sisters, Dorothea (Raffaelo) Piantedosi and Katheryn (Raffaelo) Matarazzo and her husband William. Nick was predeceased by his sister Annie Raffaelo and sister-in-law Allyson Raffaelo.

He is also survived by his in-laws: Paula (Little) Andrews, Alan and Patricia (Little) Hann, Joan (Little) Ogg, Donna Little; many nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10 in the Shawsheen Funeral Home, 281 The Great Rd., Bedford. Family and friends are invited. 

 In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to a charitable organization of your choice. 

A Celebration of Nick’s life will be held at a later date.

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