Ralph Julieano, 93, of Lee died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Fairview Commons after a long illness. Born July 27, 1924, in Lee, the son of Augustine and Victoria Monachino Julieano, Ralph attended Lee schools. He retired from Bendix Abrasives after being self-employed many years with his taxi and school-bus business. He had also driven a school bus for both Fraser Sales and Dufour.
Ralph leaves his daughter, Judy Heath (Lee Soules); his son Ralph; beloved granddaughters Kristen Heath Bianco (JJ), Grace Julieano and Evelyn Julieano; great-grandchildren Julieana Bianco and James Bianco IV; and nephew Ernie Frink (Marilyn) and daughters Christine Palmer and Cynthia Fuller. Ralph also leaves former son-in-law Robert Heath and former daughter-in-law Amy Bonn. Ralph was predeceased by his wife of 48 years, the former Judith Ann Sour; and his siblings Frank, Mamie, Dorothy, Mabel, Mary, Charles and James.
Burial will be at Fairmont Cemetery in the spring. There are no calling hours. The Julieano family wishes to thank the staff of Fairview Commons and HospiceCare in the Berkshires for their excellent care and support. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Ralph’s memory may be made to HospiceCare in the Berkshires in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.