Richard Vieira Jr.

July 14, 1951April 19, 2018

Richard Vieira Jr., 66, passed away surrounded by his loving family April 19, 2018.

He was the beloved husband of Paula M. (Recine) Vieira. Born in Baton Rouge, LA, he was a son of Richard Vieira Sr. and the late Ruth V. (Suter) Vieira. Richard was the loving father of Richard Vieira III, Derek Vieira, Brandon Vieira and Jared Vieira; cherished grandfather of Brionna, Nicholas, Victoria, Ava, Jared and Autumn Rose Vieira; brother of Roy Vieira, Keith Vieira and Linda Vieira.

Richard served in the U.S. Army both active and reserves for over 30 years before retiring as a Sergeant First Class. His greatest love was to take care of his family and his animals.

Visitation and funeral will be held Tuesday, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Edward Church, 997 Branch Avenue, Providence. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Burial Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Richard Vieira Jr.

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Lucy Vallone

April 25, 2018

Dear Paula and Rickey

My sympathy to you and your Families.


Lucy V.

Patti & Bob Bianco

April 24, 2018

Dear Roy & Family,

It is with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of your brother Richard. Please accept our deepest condolence. May the memories of your time together ease the sorroww in your heart.

Patti & Bob Bianco

Deborah Pasqualucci

April 24, 2018

I would like to share my deepest condolences for the loss of my cousin Richard....I am so sorry for his passing...I am sorry I cannot be there....I will keep you Richard and family in my prayers...Please rest in peace....My mother will be happy to see you...Please say hello for you very much....Cousin Debbie

John McDonough

April 24, 2018

Dear Paula and family, I so sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. I have so many found memories of Richard and I serving our State and Country. Richard was a great soldier and a better friend. Rest in peace Richard, I will see you on the high ground my friend-
John McDonough

Ed Vieira

April 24, 2018

Dear Leroy, Keith, & Family,

Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Richie.

Ed & Becky Vieira

Steven Palumbo

April 22, 2018

My Family and I would like to share our sincerest condolences to Rick Vieira and his entire Family. I'm sorry that I won't be able to attend your Dad's services personally but I will surely keep you and your Family in my prayers. I've known Rick since the 9th grade and he has always been a friend. I pray that God grants you strength in your time of loss. Take care, buddy. I'm here if you ever need me.

Steve Palumbo & Family