Richard Gibbons, Sr. (BPD Retired)

GIBBONS, Richard J. “Dick”, Sr. of Dedham (BPD Retired) passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 12, 2023. Beloved husband of the late Jean (Maguire) Gibbons. Loving father of John Gibbons of Dedham and Richard Gibbons and his wife Tanesha of Attleboro. Cherished grandfather of Noah Gibbons. Dear brother of Rita Gibbons, Nancy Sias, Mary Doody and the late Florence Mallett, Patsy Cabral and Edward Gibbons. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Richard was a U.S. Navy Veteran who proudly served his Country during the Korean War. After discharge from the Navy, Richard joined the Boston Police Department as a Patrolman where he retired after many years of service to the City of Boston. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Visiting hours will conclude with a service in the funeral home. On Thursday, January 19th at 9:00 a.m. relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home for a procession to Brookdale Cemetery in Dedham for burial with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or at For directions and to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit:
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