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Joseph  E. Giampa

Obituary for Joseph E. Giampa

February 19, 1944 - January 29, 2019
Haverhill, Massachusetts | Age 74


HAVERHILL- Joseph E. Giampa, 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at the High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill.

He was born in Haverhill on February 19, 1944, son of Frank and Jean (McPhee) Giampa. Joe was raised and educated in Haverhill, graduating from the Haverhill Trade School. Following graduation, he spent his career working for Haverhill Boxboard until his retirement after 40 plus years of employment.

Joe was a member of the Garibaldi Club, where he loved playing 45's and betting on the horses. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing baseball and 10 pin bowling. He also enjoyed taking rides along the shore of the beach with his daughter Rachel and live-in caregiver and family friend Betty, whom he would watch his weekly Saturday movies with.

His surviving family members include his loving children Rachel Giampa and fiancé Thomas Boggiatto of Haverhill and Todd Giampa and wife Marianne of Haverhill; granddaughters Gabrielle, Victoria, Isabelle and Sophia Giampa; caregiver Betty Hutchins of Groveland; and mother of his children Rene (McKinlay) Giampa.

The Giampa family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the High Point Hospice House staff and friends for the tremendous care they gave Joe.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, February 2, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. For guestbook, please visit

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309 So. Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835
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