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Richmond, Mary E.


Marie (Mary) E Richmond (Sullivan) born August 15th 1922 to John and Mary Sullivan (Parlon). Was raised with her sister Josephine O’Donnell (Sullivan)on Walkhill St. in Jamaica Plain, Ma. Her mother Mary passed away suddenly in 1930, causing her to spend most of her younger years with her aunt Nellie Parlon. Who was employed as a cook for upper class families in the Boston area, and in Hyannis during the summer. Where Marie and her sister would spend their days playing on the beaches of Cape Cod with local children, including John F., Rosemary, Kathleen, and Eunice Kennedy.

Marie would marry her high school sweetheart Lawrence F. Richmond on April 12, 1942

During WWII she worked at Wheeler Reflector Co. in J.P. manufacturing motors for Allied bombers, while her husband fought in the Pacific in battles including IWO JIMA.

They would begin their family with the birth of their first son on November 3, 1946. As years passed their family would grow with the addition of a daughter and three more sons.

On October 31, 1954 they moved from J.P. to their new home on Glancy Ln. in Dedham, which is still in the family to this day. Summers would be spent at the family camp on Curlew Pond in Plymouth, and that tradition still goes on today.

The students of Dedham High School and Junior High would remember Marie as the cashier in there cafeteria from 1970 -1986.  

 Marie and Larry where members of the Wally Byam Caravan Club and spent many years traveling our great country in there Airstream travel trailer. Most of their retirement years were spent at Port O Call Airstream park in Melbourne Fla. After the death of her husband in 2002, Marie returned to Dedham. Where with the help of friends Sheila and Angie, she would spend her active days into her late 80’s with her dog Alex by her side. Her final days of her life were lived under the loving care of the staff at Victoria Haven Home in Norwood. Marie passed away with her family by her side on November 3, 2011. Her memory will be carried on by her children Larry, John, Sandra, Chuck, Fran, and there family’s including 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She will be truly missed by all who knew her

Guestbook Entries

  1. Lucien Belanger
    November 7th, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    To the Richmond Family, We are sorry for your Loss.

    You are in our Thoughts and Prayers.


    Lou Belanger & Family

  2. November 7th, 2011 | 11:11 pm

    To the Richmond Family, Our condolences to all of you.
    She was a lovely lady. Love and Prayers,

    Phil and Sue Placentino

  3. The Monsees Family
    November 8th, 2011 | 8:31 am

    We are so sorry for your loss, she was a very sweet and spirited person. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Christine Cura
    November 8th, 2011 | 8:55 am

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Chuck’s mother. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Chuck, and the family.
    Chris Cura

  5. Jason & Shannon Catizone
    November 8th, 2011 | 5:01 pm

    Fran, You, your Mum and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless,

    Jason & Shannon Catizone

  6. Tom Conneely
    November 8th, 2011 | 7:18 pm

    sorry for your loss fran,your a great guy.

  7. Dom & Paula Mazzotta
    November 8th, 2011 | 8:35 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May the Lord bless your family and especially your mother for all of eternity.

    Dom and Paula Mazzotta

  8. edward england
    November 9th, 2011 | 12:19 am

    charlie, im very sorry to hear about your mothers passing ,if theres anything i can do just say it my cell is 774-279-3196 your friend eddie england

  9. Leigh and Tim Spencer
    November 9th, 2011 | 8:32 am


    We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Leigh and Tim

  10. Mary Angilly
    November 9th, 2011 | 2:45 pm

    To the Richmond Family,

    My heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Know that I’m here for you if you need anything at all, Katie.

    Take care,

  11. Dom & Loren Baccari
    November 9th, 2011 | 6:55 pm

    John, Susan, and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and we hope you each find comfort when you need it most.
    Dom and Loren Baccari

  12. Ron and Susan Lent
    November 10th, 2011 | 7:06 pm

    Our very deepest sympathy on your and your family’s loss.
    Ron and Susan Lent

  13. The Catrambone Family
    November 12th, 2011 | 8:23 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the Richmond family in this trying time.

    Dominic & Loren Catrambone

  14. Carol and Paul Dupre
    November 14th, 2011 | 12:58 pm

    Fran and Family,
    Our deepest sympathy to you all.
    Marie was a very special lady and will be missed.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Carol and Paul

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