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Ronald W. Jaffarian

January 7, 1943 ~ October 18, 2017 (age 74)

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 Ronald W. Jaffarian, 74, of Haverhill, MA passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley. He was the devoted husband of Nancy (McLeod) Jaffarian. Ronald was born in Manchester, New Hampshire January 7, 1943, son of the late Walter and Pauline (LaVenture) Jaffarian. He joined The United States Navy right out of High School and served honorably during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Ron was employed as an Equipment Tester for over thirty-two years with Western Electric/Lucent Technologies in North Andover. He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast and history buff who loved a good debate. He adored his family and most especially cherished the moments he shared with his adoring wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ronald is survived by his loving wife Nancy Jaffarian of Haverhill, four children; Tracy Jaffarian of Haverhill, Michael Jaffarian and wife Sharon of Pepperell, MA, Lisa Barnhart and husband James of Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Wendi Sabatino and husband Joel of Haverhill, MA. He also leaves behind ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and countless others who will miss him dearly. Ronald was pre-deceased by his grandson Matthew Sabatino and great-granddaughter Hadley Richards.

Services will be will be private. Arrangements are in the care of The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave. Haverhill, MA 01830. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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