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Richard G. Brown

Obituary for Richard G. Brown

December 7, 1957 - February 26, 2017
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 59


Richard G. Brown of Wakefield, Massachusetts passed away this past weekend on February 26, 2017, at the age of 59. He was born in Medford on December 7, 1957, and was the son of the late Robert J. and Ann M. (Lancelotta) Brown. Richard was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of the Wakefield High School Class of 1976, where he played varsity soccer, basketball, and track. He served honorably in the Massachusetts National Guard and coached youth sports in Wakefield for many years. He was also a recent graduate of Bunker Hill Community College where he attained a 4.0 GPA. Richard was the proud owner of Cozy Oil, Inc and Superb Painting.

Richard was a great brother to Robert, and was an even better uncle to his niece Rachel and his two nephews, Matthew and Christian Brown. However, his greatest achievement in life was his unparalleled devotion as a dedicated single father to his accomplished sons, Richie and Nakia Brown.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home 19 Yale Avenue in Wakefield on Friday, March 3rd from 4-8pm. His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home on Saturday at 10am, followed by a Funeral Mass at the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish on 1155 Main Street, Wakefield at 11am. Interment will follow at Forest Glade Cemetery.

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19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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