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Obituary for Raphael Scarpa

Raphael Scarpa, 95, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Agawam, son of the late Louis and Annie (Dayud) Scarpa, he was a lifelong resident of Agawam and a graduate of Agawam High School. Raphael worked as a boilermaker for Combustion Engineering for many years before he retired in 1991. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers AFL-CIO. He also served as a Seaman First Class during World War II in the Navy. He leaves his wife of sixty-five years, Mildred D. (Murray) Scarpa, a son, David Scarpa of Agawam, a daughter and her husband, Karen and Lee Walker of Westfield, two grandchildren, Amanda Burgess of Springfield, Kelly Burgess of Westfield, and two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Gabriella Bouchard. He was predeceased by a brother, Carmen Scarpa, two sisters, Madelyn Scarpa, Rosalyn Santini, a nephew, Emilio Santina and a niece, Santini. A private graveside service will be held in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Heritage Funeral Home in West Suffield is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit