V. Chiappini, 62, of Colchester Street, Amesbury and formerly of
Ipswich, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 in the Massachusetts General
Hospital following his long illness.
in Saugus May 1, 1955 son of the late David J. and Joanne J.
(O’Neil) Chiappini, Darryl was raised in Ipswich and was a 1973
graduate of Ipswich High School where he played hockey as team
captain. As a youth he served as an altar boy at the former St.
Josephs Church in Ipswich.
many years he was employed in sales at Flynn Tan Leathers in Peabody
and most recently and for many years at Ebinger Brothers Leathers in
was an avid Patriots fan. Later in life he also enjoyed hiking,
camping, reading, adventure and home gardening.
is survived by his beloved partner, Beth Larocque of Amesbury, two
sons, J.B. Chiappini and his wife Julie of SC, and Robert D.
Chiappini of Hampton, NH, three daughters, Rhiannon S. Dunne and her
husband Ryan of Quincy, Michelle Daley of Amesbury and Heidi Prieur
and her husband Dustin of Hamilton, two grandchildren, Jacob and
Bryson Chiappini, both of SC,
brother, Edward “Duke” Chiappini and his wife Jeannine of Hanover,
two sisters, Darlene St.Laurent of NH and Dina Chiappini of
former wife, Kelley Bergeron of Hampton, NH and his loyal feline,
funeral will be held 9 am Friday January 19 from the Whittier-Porter
Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich, followed by the celebration of a
10 am Funeral Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Hope Church, 1
Pineswamp Rd., Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Visiting hours are 4 to 7 pm Thursday. Interment will be
lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Darryl’s name may be made
to: The COP Amputee Association, P.O. Box 304, Wenham, MA 01984.