OBITUARY

Richard James Town

July 28, 1932December 18, 2017
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Richard was born in Roxburg, Massachusetts in 1932 and was raised by his grandmother in Dorchester. He joined the service at seventeen and became a medical corpsman who fought in Korea and Vietnam. He graduated as an RN from Shoreline Community College in 1971. He then worked at the Veteran’s Hospital with his wife, Barbara, also an RN. They were married 42 years. Richard was a kind man, full of compassion and humor. He bore his Dementia with patience and in his own style. He passed away at 4am, December 18th with his wife at his side. Much Love and wonderful memories go with him. Services will be at The Sanctuary Church, 5508 NE 193rd St., Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 at Noon on December 31st. Please send any charitable contributions in Richard’s name to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Services

  • Memorial Service Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Marcia Clute / Wright

January 10, 2018

So sorry to hear this sad news. I have lost touch with Richard and Barb over the last few years but Richard and I were fast friends for many years. Do you remember Barb....I caught your wedding cake! Please contact me if you can.

December 24, 2017

Richard will be buried at sea with the Navy officiating. Go with God

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