Richard A. Palleschi
1931 ∼ 2017
Richard A. Palleschi, of Bridgewater died peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Sept. 14, 2017. Richard was born March 2, 1931 as the second of two children to the late Joseph and Elda Palleschi in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He married Barbara Colby, cherished his three daughters, Cynthia, Jennifer and Pep.
Enlisting in the U. S. Navy, April of 1951 as a Seaman Apprentice, served two combat tours in Korea and ultimately retired in December 1973 as Lieutenant Commander; also a Master Mason of the 32nd degree, Notary Public, Ham Radio Operator N2~LAF and life member of Military Officer’s Association and Bridgewater Vet’s Club.
At the time of his death he was married to Sharon M (Ingraham) Palleschi and they shared in cherishing the lives of Sharon’s two daughters, Maureen and Julie. He is survived by his beloved brother Roger, 11 grandchildren, a great grandchild, many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Thurs. Sept 21st from 5-8 pm at Bridgewater Vet’s Club, 85 Cottage St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Sept 22 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 103 Centre St (Please meet at the church). Interment will follow at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne, MA at 12:45pm and thence to wait patiently on the other side of the moon for his loving wife Sharon, so they may spend eternity together.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the charity of one’s choice.