Richard A. Hargreaves

Richard A. Hargreaves, 77

Dateline: Mansfield, MA

Richard A. Hargreaves, age 77, of Mansfield, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the beloved husband of Beth J. (Richardson) Hargreaves, to whom he was wed for fifty-three years.

Born in Boston, MA on April 2, 1944, he was a loving son of the late Albert and Mabel (Cowan) Hargreaves.

Dick grew up in Islington and was a 1962 graduate of Westwood High School. He continued his studies, graduated from Boston University with a master’s degree in Education. Prior to retiring, Mr. Hargreaves taught mathematics for thirty-eight years at Westwood High School, where he also served as a winning track coach.

A resident of Mansfield for the past forty-nine years, Dick was a quiet man who enjoyed the simple pleasure of spending time at home with his adoring family. He was an avid golfer and Boston sports fan and also loved reading.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by his devoted children: Michael S. Hargreaves of West Bridgewater, Mark C. Hargreaves and his wife Frances of Michigan and Rebecca A. Hargreaves of Rhode Island. He was the cherished grandfather of Brianna St. Don, Freddi Hargreaves and Calli Hargreaves. He was the dear brother of David Hargreaves and his wife Katherine of Norwood and is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, September 10th from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main Street, Mansfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the Foundation for Westwood Education, P.O. Box 2507, Westwood, MA 02090.

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