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Richard C. Betzger Obituary
Richard C. Dick Betzger of Hanover, formerly of Quincy, died June 15, 2014. Richard graduated from North Quincy High School in 1963. He later joined the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1968. Richard worked as a warehouse manager for Boston Wine Company, retiring 15 years ago. His family meant the world to him, especially his four grandsons. His favorite times were taking his family to Disney World. He also enjoyed working around his home in the yard. A proud member of the American Legion Nickerson Post and Disabled American Veterans, he will be remembered for his keen sense of humor and kind manner. Richards family would like to thank the medical staff at the Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury VA Hospitals and Beacon Hospice of Plymouth, for their care and compassion. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Grocott) Betzger of Hanover; loving father of Michelle Gaudet and her husband Richard of Medfield and Jennifer Carolan and her husband Fiachra of Hanover; cherished grandfather of Joseph and Daniel Gaudet and Shane and Owen Carolan; brother of Barbara Betzger of Braintree, Harold Betzger of Braintree, and the late Julie Betzger. Visiting hours were held Thursday, June 19, 4-8 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A celebration of life service was held in the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Friday prior to the funeral Mass in St. Anns Church, Quincy, at 10 a.m. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. Donations in memory of Richard may be made to Fisher House Boston, 1400 VFW Parkway, W. Roxbury, MA 02132 or Veteran's Advocacy Services Inc., 220 Hill Road, Groton, MA 01450. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

Published in The Hanover Mariner from June 18 to June 25, 2014
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