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DeAvila, Richard

Richard T. DeAvila, of Mansfield and formerly of N. Attleboro, passed away peacefully at his home on Aug 1, 2020, with his loved ones by his side. He was 87 years old.  Beloved father of the late Theresa DeAvila and stepfather of Thomas, Kevin, and Ronnie Frazier. Brother of the late Kenneth T. DeAvila, and dear uncle of Erik T. DeAvila, and his wife Stephanie. Granduncle of Thomas, Brittany, and Paige, and great granduncle of Liam and Adrianne. Also survived by his beloved dog Sandy. Richard was a retired carpenter, collector, and researcher of early American carpenter’s tools. Three of his carpenter’s planes made a two year journey around the country being exhibited in 7 of the most popular museums. He was also a proud Air Force veteran, serving in the Korean War from 1950-1953, and was honorably discharged with the rank of Airman 1st Class. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside service Monday, Aug 10th at 10 am at the Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery, 670 Baker St., West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250 would be appreciated. 

Guestbook Entries

  1. Erik DeAvila
    August 5th, 2020 | 1:17 pm

    I love you Uncle Rich, tell mom, dad, terry, grandma and grandpa I miss them

  2. Erik DeAvila
    August 5th, 2020 | 3:38 pm

    Say hi to everyone for us, we miss you all, love always

  3. Thomas Frazier
    August 6th, 2020 | 8:52 am

    Love u thanks for being there me love and miss u

  4. August 6th, 2020 | 7:00 pm

    R.I.P. Old friend, I will always remember the good times.Love Bob

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