Taunton, MA — Richard D. Bagge, 95 years old died in Taunton on October 7, 2012 in the Longmeadow of Taunton Nursing Home. Born in Taunton, son of the late John and Ellen (Balfe) Bagge. He was educated in Taunton School and at Coyle High School in Taunton. For over 39 years, Dick was employed by the Commonwealth of MA D.P.W. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He was well known as being a prankster and enjoyed local politics.
He was the husband of the late Jeannette (Malone) Bagge and is the father of Richard Bagge, Jr. and his wife Anne of Wellfleet, Kathleen Bagge and her husband Jay Catoggio of Bradford and Donna Le Duc of Virginia. He is the grandfather of Jeffrey and Jennifer Bagge, Colleen and Timothy Cataggio, Carly and Meredith Leduc.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friend are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday October 11, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave, (Route 138 South) Taunton. Family remembrances will be shared at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton on Friday at 11 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Vincent dePaul Society, 141 Washington St., Taunton, MA 02780. To light a candle get directions or to access the memorial register go to www.hathawayfunerals.com.