Richard J. Daigle, age 84, of Fall River, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Rebello) Daigle.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Victor Daigle and Maryanne (Blanchette) Daigle. He served in the U.S, Army a veteran of the Korean War.
He worked as a machine operator at ITT Royal Electric for over 30 years then as a Groundskeeper in Tiverton. He enjoyed spending time with his wife of 63 years, his grandchildren and fishing.
He was the father of Rodney Daigle wife Dawn of Somerset, Richard Daigle wife Laiz of Fall River, Jeffrey Daigle of Fall River and Scott Daigle wife Barbara ,of Somerset, brother of Rita LeBlanc of Fall River and Rose Herndon of Somerset, seven grandchildren, Ian, Adam, Jeffrey, Krystal, Nicholas, Emily and Claire and many nieces and nephews, He was also the brother of the late Edward "Touphey", Normand, Victor, Henry, Beatrice Bellavance, Irene Brooksher and Pauline Arel.
Mr. Daigle's funeral will be held on Sunday September 9, 2012, at 7:00PM in the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA, Visitation will be held prior to the service from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne MA with his wife's cremated remains will be private. In lieu of flowers Memorial gifts may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.