- March 19, 2017
- Needham, Massachusetts
of Robert's Passing
- Donations in memory of Robert Richal may be made to Tippett Hospice Home to support patient care at VNA Care, Fund Dept., 199 Rosewood Dr., Ste 180, Danvers, MA 01923 or via www.vnacare.org
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Robert Richal of Needham, died Sunday March 19, 2017 in Needham. He was 92.
Bob was the beloved husband of Pauline (Ferrari) Richal for 70 years. Devoted father of Paula Richal of Needham and Judy Richal of Walpole. Also survived by grandchildren Elizabeth Wright of Walpole, Jessica Wright-O'Reilly and her husband Brendan of Foxboro and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Ronald Richal and Irene Moro. He also leaves a wonderful group of friends, known as the "Wednesday Group".
Born and raised in Needham, he was the son of the late Harry and Zaira (Giumetti) Richal. Bob was a graduate of Needham High School. After graduation, he entered the U.S. Army Air Corps and served with the 132nd Army Airways Communication Squadron and toured through Europe during World War II. He was an active member of the Needham VFW Post 2498.
A private service was held at Eaton Funeral Home in Needham on Thurs Mar 23, 2017.
Donations in memory of Robert Richal may be made to Tippett Hospice Home to support patient care at VNA Care, Fund Dept., 199 Rosewood Dr., Ste 180, Danvers, MA 01923 or via www.vnacare.org
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A private service was held on Mar 23, 2017