Richard G. Therrien, 87, of Hope, RI, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in his home surrounded by his beloved family.
He was the loving husband of Jane (Reidy) Therrien for 64 years. Richard was the son of the late Oliver and Florence (Picard) Therrien. He was the proud father of Patricia (Rick) Mockler, Richard (Jacqueline), Mark (Laurie), and James (Jennifer) Therrien. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brian and Andrew Mockler, Anne-Marie O’Malley, Peter, Renee, Bryana, Sara, Julia Therrien and five great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Paul J. Therrien, Roland E. Therrien and Joseph R. Therrien.
Richard was a proud Korean War Veteran having served in the Marines attaining the rank of Sergeant. He retired from Verizon and was a member of the Pioneers serving as President. Richard volunteered to many charities including Special Olympics and his church. He loved to play and follow baseball, but most of all loved spending time with his family.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9:00-10:30 am in the PRATA-GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 78 Providence Street, West Warwick followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in SS. Peter & Paul Church, 48 Highland Street, West Warwick. Interment with military honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, West Warwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions to SS. Peter & Paul Church, 48 Highland St., West Warwick, RI 02893 in his memory would be appreciated. Information and condolences please visit: www.PrataGallogly.com
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SS. Peter & Paul Church
48 Highland Street, West Warwick RI 02893