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DEMARAIS, Richard L. Of Haverhill, February 28, 2014, age 80. Retired Police Officer for the City of Haverhill. Richard served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army for four years during the Korean War until he was honorably discharged in 1954. He also served as a 1st Class Airman for the U.S. Air Force for eight years until he was honorably discharged in 1962. Richard is survived by his four children, Lisa Demairas of Roslindale, Kevin and Terry Demarais, Stephanie Demarais and Allison and Michael DeCicco, all of Haverhill; six grandchildren, Douglas "DJ" and Mollie McClure, Alex and Sydney Demarais, and Felicya and Olivia DeCicco; former wife, Molly Demarais, a sister, Maureen Lovely and her husband, Donald; a brother-in-law, Ted DeRoche, all of Haverhill, a sister-in-law, Rosemarie Demarais, of Bellingham, and many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his two sisters, Catherine LaBelle and Lorraine "Rene" DeRoche; three brothers, Arthur "Scratch" Demarais, his twin brother, Robert Demarais and Henry "Bunky" Demarais. At the request of Richards family, all services will be privately held on Tuesday at the AMVETS Post #147 in Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Richards memory may be made to the , 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements are being handled by the Linnehan-Grondin Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., HAVERHILL, MA 01830. For complete obituary and to send online condolences, please visit, www.linnehan-grondin.com.
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 4, 2014
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