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Richard F. Morris

Obituary for Richard F. Morris

July 27, 1940 - August 19, 2020
Reading, Massachusetts | Age 80


Richard F. Morris of Reading, 80, beloved husband of Ann (McManus) Morris, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born in Arlington, he is the son of the late Wilbert and Veronica (Lax) Morris. Devoted father of Rick Morris and his wife Christina of Wakefield and Kerry Kilduff and her husband Matthew of Reading. Cherished grandfather of Jake and Madeline Morris and Luke and Phoebe Kilduff. Nephew to the late Guy and Eva Keirstead and cousin to the late Allan Keirstead.

Richie was a graduate of Arlington High School class of 1958 and later attended Suffolk University. He worked as an accountant for over 30 years for Nutter, McClennen and Fish in Boston. Richie was a talented athlete and particularly loved baseball and hockey. He enjoyed sailing, skiing, golfing and traveling with his family and friends. He coached little league for many years and enjoyed watching college and professional sports. His favorite games were the ones in which his grandchildren were playing. Richie was a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather and friend to many.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Richard's Eternal Life will be held on Saturday, August 22, at St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading at 10:30am. Interment will follow at Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Richard's Family at the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading on Friday, August 21, from 4 to 7pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Richard's Memory to The Bruins Foundation

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