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Richard  C. Kee
  • In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester, MA (

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“My condolences to the family of Dick Kee. My husband Bill and I worked with Dick may years ago at Polaroid. He was a kind and wonderful person. ...Read More »
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“As the sister-in-law of the late Jack Klein and sister of the late Ruth Klein, I must send my condolences to the family of Dick Kee. Jack and Ruth...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Richard played basketball in Roslindale. I didn't see a basketball ball so picked a roundball (even if it is a baseball). Often he and I guarded each...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Don Ross - Waban, MA - Friend

“Dear Jennie, Richard, your forever Prince, will continue to hold a very specialplace in my heart.Our sixty year friendship is full of precious...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Pat McKee - Narragansett, RI

“Dear Karin,So sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Agnes and Daniel Lee - Millis, MA

“On behalf of the Yen family and Sifu Bow Mark Yen, Richard's long time Tai Chi teacher, we were all very fond of Richard who was always kind, warm...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Mr. Klysler Yen & Mrs. Bow S. Yen Yen family - MA

“My first remembrance of Rich was when we played senior basketball together atNewton and Roslindale. I was always amazed at his agility on the court...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: ronald francescone - BROOKLINE, MA

“KevinSorry about the loss of your father. The guys at Pilgrim NIOS ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Jennie & Family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We love you all and pray that God give you the strength to get through this time of...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Doo - Sharon, MA - Sister

“What a fantastic man who leaves a legacy of good will, caring, thoughtful consideration, benevolent intelligence and many loving friends and family...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Larry St. George - Sudbury, MA

“He'll be truly missed by all his basketball playing buddies in Roslindale. He was truly an inspiration to us all. Always smiling, always happy. A...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: ed conway - Roslindale, MA

“He was good person ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Carcia - Reading - Friend

“Dear Kevin,With great sympathy, we wish you and your family comfort during this very hard time.-- Janet and Ed Zaval ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ed and Janet Zaval - Needham, MA

“Kevin-Sorry to hear of your loss ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Allen Rubin - Worcester, MA

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Richard C. Kee, of Chestnut Hill passed away on May 13, 2018. He was 84.
Richard was raised in Worcester and graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and received a masters in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University and was a US Army veteran. He had worked for Bell Labs, RCA and for over 26 years at Polaroid. He was a skilled ballroom dance instructor and a trained Tai Chi instructor.
He was the beloved husband of Jennie Kee and loving father of Karin and her husband David Chin, Kevin and his wife Lila, Kelly and his wife Linda and Kerry and his wife Susan all of Newton. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren, his brother and sisters, Thomas Kee of Barrington, RI, Betty Jew of Newton and Judy Doo of Sharon and 9 nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral service on Wed May 23 at 10 AM in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St Newton Corner followed by interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain. Visiting hours are Tuesday May22 from 4-8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester, MA (

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