Richard “Rick” Tallent Jr. of Holbrook, passed away suddenly at the age of 61.
Loving father of Ashley, Anna and Rachel, all of Avon. Beloved eldest son of Richard “Barky” Tallent Sr. and the late Johanne (Cahill) of South Boston. Dear brother of Susan and Michael Florentine of Dorchester, Johanne and Martin Healy of Holbrook, Ken and Cheryll Tallent of Allen, TX, Karen and Tony Pimental of New Bedford, and Steven and Erin Tallent of Chelmsford. “Prettiest” uncle to several nieces and nephews. Rick is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Rick was an avid Boston sports fan and loved attending Red Sox and Patriots games with his brothers and dad.
He enjoyed playing ice hockey as goal tender for many years. He also enjoyed NASCAR, camping, carpentry, attending several concerts, his favorite band Van Halen. Rick most of all loved family gatherings spent with all his loved ones, especially when it came time to “smell the cake.”
Visiting hours will be held at The Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester Street, South Boston Friday from 4:00-8:00P.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid's Church, South Boston Saturday at 10:00A.M. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Neponset.