Tewksbury, MA — Richard P. Ford, 61, of Tewksbury, Mass., passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home.
He was born on November 13, 1951, in Lawrence, Mass., son of the late Francis X. and Eileen V. (Tierney) Ford. Richard was educated in the local schools of Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School.
He worked for the Methuen International Mills, the Andover Police Department, the Andover Library, the Andover Water Department and Highway Department. Richard enjoyed playing Bingo and cards with his significant other. He also loved to spend time camping in Weare, N.H.
He is survived by his significant other of 31 years and her extended family, Jo-Ellen Carr of Lowell, Mass.,
Richard IV and his wife, Deane Carr, of Milford, N.H.,
Mitchell and Madison Carr of Milford, N.H.,
as well as cousins from the Ford, Cleary, Nichols, O'Brien, Harvey and Tylus families.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Friday, May 3, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack Street, North Andover, MA. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 3, 2013, at noon in Saint Michael's Church in North Andover, Mass. Burial will be private and take place at a later date.
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