Richard M. Hull, Jr.

  • Born: October 2, 1934
  • Died: November 4, 2020
  • Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Richard M. Hull, Jr., of Tewksbury and formerly of Reading, beloved husband of 60 years to Maureen (Connery) Hull, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2020. Born in Gloucester, he is the son of the late Richard and Agnes (Carlson) Hull.

Richard grew up in Gloucester and was a graduate of Gloucester High School. Richard served his country and is a veteran of the United States Navy. He attended the Franklin Institute and studied drafting. Richard went into business for drafting and structural steel. After his retirement from his business, Richard drove for Enterprise until the pandemic hit. He owned and operated Reading Steel. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed watching and playing sports and traveling to Florida with his friends and family. Richard was also a member of many years at the Meadowbrook Country Club.

In addition to being the beloved husband of Maureen (Connery) Hull, he is Devoted Father of Ellen Hull and her partner Bobby Coughlin, Mark Hull and his wife Alexis, Greg Hull and his wife Trisha and the late Richard Hull. Cherished Grandfather of Jacquelyn Kettenring and her husband Stu, Michelle Connolly and her husband Chris, Richard Hull and his fiancé Rose and Tyler Hull. Loving great grandfather of Gavin and Malcolm. Loving son of the late Richard and Agnes (Carlson) Hull. Beloved Brother of the late Barbara Laurie and the late Kenny Hull. Brother-in-law of Lawrence Connery and his wife Karen.

Due to the restrictions with Covid 19, a Celebration of Richard's Life will be held at a later date.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Shared many wonderful years at Meadowbrook GC. He was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed.

Posted by Kathi and Dan Leduc - Friend   November 11, 2020

My condolences to you Maureen and family.
Dick was a great man.
He was kind to all and especially me.
Thanks and blessings.

Posted by Rod MacNeil - Waltham, MA - Friend   November 11, 2020


Maureen, we are deeply saddened by Dick's passing. He was always smiling and so easy-going. We will remember all the times shared at Meadow Brook among the 'regular' guys. He was one of them. Blessings to you and your family. I miss you as well. Take solace in all the good times and memories. I'm sure he's playing golf with a few good friends!!

Posted by Gil & Gayle Barr - Peabody, MA - Friend   November 09, 2020

Dear Maureen And family So sorry For the loss of Dick.Please know he will be in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and your family at this very difficult time.

Posted by Patricia Quilty - Reading, MA - Friend   November 09, 2020

Maureen and family. Dick was the kind of person you loved to be around. His quick wit was one of a kind. Great guy.

Posted by Dave Nadeau - Friend   November 09, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Dicks passing,I hope that your family takes comfort that Dick lived a life that was as full as anyone could ask for
He was a great man who I will always remember, his smile was contagious and it was always there

Posted by Paul Frazier - Hooksett, NH - Friend   November 08, 2020

Dear Maureen,
you probably don't remember me.I was Richard's student nurse at Children's Hospital in the early 1970s.
I have never forgotten him .i have thought of him often over the years.I was very young.And Richie'sdeath moved me deeply.
i have just retired from a long nursing career as a hospice nurse.Richard was one of my great inspirations.
i am very sorry to read of Dick's death.Such a loss for you and your family.You were both amazing beings.Hope his memory is a comfort to you.

Posted by Ginny Hamel - Milton, MA - Acquaintance   November 08, 2020

Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Posted by Linda and Anthony Bavuso - Acquaintance   November 08, 2020

Always a gentleman, completely devoted to Mosie and his family. Will always remember him for his quick wit, easy smile and just one of the nicest guys you could ever have the pleasure of knowing. Peace and sympathy to his family.

Posted by Mary Dennehy-Colorusso - Acquaintance   November 07, 2020

Dick was a very special gentleman. Philip and I enjoyed many fun times with Dick and Maureen. He will be missed by all his friends. Hope he's playing golf with Philip right now.

Posted by Brenda Doherty - Naples, FL - Friend   November 07, 2020

I worked with Dick at Enterprise. He had a great smile, an easy going nature and a quick wit. He was a joy and I will miss him. He was affectionately called “The Commander” by co-workers. His humor and good nature will be missed by all of us. May he rest in the boundless beauty of Heaven.

Posted by Doryce Provost - Coworker   November 07, 2020

I worked with Dick at Enterprise. He was a true gentleman and I never heard him have a bad word about anyone. I will miss his dry sense of humor and I will miss the man. Rest in Peace.

Posted by David Weinberger - Framingham, MA - Coworker   November 06, 2020

Dick you will be missed. Every memory I had was with a smile. Always positive ....hope you're resting peacefully❤

Posted by Patti Finlayson - Norwood, MA - Acquaintance   November 06, 2020

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