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Richard R. Wolsey, Jr.

  • July 13, 1944 - February 25, 2011
  • North Reading, Massachusetts

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“Heather & Brooke~ I am sorry to hear of your Father's sudden death. Much love to you both. Emily ”
1 of 31 | Posted by: Emily Harris Marasco - KS

“Dear Faith, Our condolences to you and your family. We are very shocked and saddened to hear of Dick's passing. Just wanted to let you know we...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Paula & John Irving - Haverhill, MA

“A friend of Heather and Craig, just wanting to express my sorrow upon the loss of Heather's Dad. My sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the entire...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Marilyn Burris - North Hampton, NH

“My most sincere condolences to you, Heather, and your Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
4 of 31 | Posted by: Christine Stewart - Salem, MA

“To Dick's Family, We would like to extend our sincere condolences. He will surely be missed. ”
5 of 31 | Posted by: Leon & Maureen Bowen - Foxborough, MA

“I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I WORKED WITH DICK ON THE HOUSTON METRO PROJECT. HE WAS A RARE INDIVIDUAL AND HE WILL BE SADLY MISSED. HE WAS A...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: LARRY RANDOLPH - HOUSTON, TX

“My condolences go out to Dick's entire family. I personally will miss Dick very much. He was a good friend and companion through many years of...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: George Denault - Merrimac, MA

“I was very saddened to hear about Dick passing away recently and would like to extend my sincere condolences to all of Dick's family. I worked with...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Darren Haggerty - Merrimack, NH

“It saddens me to hear of Dick's passing. I worked for Dick for a short time in the late '8os. He was a generous boss and a fun man to know. I also...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Anthony Pretti - Merrimac, MA

“I am saddened to hear of Dick's recent passing. I have many happy memories working for (and with) him for many years. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Jennifer Logan - Amesbury, MA

“To Dick Wolsey family: I just heard of Dick's passing and would like to send my condolences. I knew him for over 35 years, mostly when I was with...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Andrew McKown - Beverly, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of Dicks sudden passing. I had known Dick for over 20 years through business. I always enjoyed talking with him regarding work...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Ron Mask - Ottawa

“Faith, Heather and Brooke, My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. Please accept my deepest sympathies. Ruth...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Ruth Lockhart - Pepperell, MA

“Heather, Craig and family, We were sorry to hear of the loss of you Dad. You are in our thoughts and prayers Paulette and Leslie ”
14 of 31 | Posted by: Paulette/Leslie - MA

“Heather and Brooke, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Julie Mocklin ”
15 of 31 | Posted by: Julie Mocklin - seattle, WA

“To The Wolsey Family, I am deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing away of Dick. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: John Dailey - Lexington, MA

“We're so sorry about Richard's death.Just wanted to let you know we're thinking of you. Sure he will be missed by friends and family alike. ...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. W.H. Anthony - Stuart, FL

“I was very saddened to hear about Dick's passing. He was a great guy and will miss talking to him at the 4th of July cookouts. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Andrew Bourassa - Andover, MA

“My thoughts & prayers are with you, Faith. Although I haven't seen Dick in quite a long time, I have wonderful memories of our high school days -...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Ruth (Bibby) Flynn - Southborough, MA

“I was very saddened to hear of Dick’s passing Friday. So many wonderful memories I have regarding all of the good times we have had over the...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Reginald Loftin - Dallas, TX

“It was a privilege to know Dick and our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
21 of 31 | Posted by: Bonnie Edwards - Dallas, TX

“Dick was a wonderful man that brightened Texas a little more upon every visit! I especially enjoyed giving him a hard time about that Yankee accent...Read More »
22 of 31 | Posted by: Nancy Jarmon - Dallas, TX

“Dick lived down the street from me and as kids we used to take his model airplanes to various parking lots or fields and guess who got to always hold...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: David Aldrich Thorpe - Lynnfield, MA

“Dear Heather and family, We are so sad to hear of your father's passing. Thinking of you with love. The Montevecchi Family ”
24 of 31 | Posted by: Gabrielle Montevecchi - Danvers, MA

“We are sending condolences and all our love. Wishing we could be there with you. Love from Dianna, Tyler, and Wyatt ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Dianna Townsend - Reno, NV

“Heather and Brooke, Joe and I were so sad to hear of your news. I remember your dad being so happy the day he took me to your relatives to go...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Stephanie (Lucas) Musgrave - MA

“We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of love. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Anne Barbehenn Nozinski - MD

“Heather and Brooke, Our condolences to you and your family. Such an unexpected passing leaves everyone in shock and we pray that God will wrap his...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Bud and Linda Cook - Woburn, MA

“Love to you all. I'm so sorry. ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: Julie Cook Griffiths - fort kent, ME

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wolsey family at this time. Words can not express the sadness that we feel for the sudden loss of your husband...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Joanne Kennedy - Portland, ME

“I am shocked to hear the news of Richard's death...we had coffee two days ago...I send my love and prayers to Faith and the family. ”
31 of 31 | Posted by: Rev. Al Everton - Reading, MA


Richard R. Wolsey, Jr. of North Reading and formerly Lynnfield died suddenly at his home on Friday, February 25. Born in Malden on July 13, 1944, he was the son of the late Richard R. and Ethel (Irving) Wolsey. Richard was raised in Lynnfield, was a graduate of Lynnfield High School, class of 1963 and had also attended Wentworth College. Richard was a Building Inspector who had started his own business, Wolsey Associates of North Reading. He was a member of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, and the National Rifle Association. Mr. Wolsey was the husband of Faith (Dusty) Wolsey. He was the father of Heather S. Hovey and her husband Craig of Beverly, Marisa Minnella and her husband John Butterworth of Wakefield, and Brooke Faulkner and her husband Bryan of Haverhill. He was the brother of Eric C. Wolsey of Revere. He was the grandfather of Riley Faulkner and Ryan Butterworth. Richard is also survived by his ex-wife Dianne Kennedy of Reading. A funeral service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday at 11a.m. Visitation for friends and family will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.