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September 29, 2022


Richard “Dick” Blithe passed away on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at the Brockton VA Medical Center after a long battle with cancer at the age of 80.

Dick is survived by his longtime companion, Colleen Sullivan of South Boston, children, grandchildren, sister and extended family, the Sullivans.

Survived by his long term partner Colleen Sullivan. His Children; Kathleen A. Racca and her spouse Dennis Racca of Newburyport, MA, Colleen M. Hiller and her spouse Wendi Hiller of Uxbridge, MA, Richard S. Blithe Jr. And his spouse Joyce Blithe of Simpsonville, SC, Deborah A. Tylke and her spouse Dr. James Tylke of Jupiter, FL. Survived by his Grandchildren; Christian Leist, Tyler Racca, Isabella Racca, Andra Tylke, James Tylke jr, Kelsey Blithe, MacKenzie Blithe, Jenaya Blithe, and Chevalya Blithe. He is survived by his Sister Donna Ray of West Bridgewater, MA and Robert Peck of Florida. Preceded by his beloved cat Souris and extended family - the Sullivans. He was a devoted army veteran who served in the Vietnam War.

Visiting hours will be held at the Casper Funeral Home located at 187 Dorchester Street in South Boston on Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 5PM - 7PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to DAV: Disabled Army Veterans Charity.

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Casper Funeral Services
187 Dorchester Street
Boston, MA 02127