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Richard F. Wilbur

1942 - 2016 Richard F. Wilbur, 74, of North Main St. Lanesboro died at home on Tuesday August 16, 2016. Born in Pittsfield on August 25th, 1942, the son of Francis and Evelyn Thomas Wilbur. He Attended Pittsfield Schools and was a graduate of Pittsfield High School. Following graduation he served in the U.S. Army. He then worked for Western Mass Electric Company for 38 years as a lineman. He was involved with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 445 and an active participant with the local G.E. Retires. His wife, the former Joan M. Keeler, whom he loved, adored and missed dearly, predeceased him on August 27 th , 2008. He is survived by sons Trevor S. and Jeffrey C. Wilbur, both of Lanesboro, Ma., also four grandchildren Jeffrey D. Newell, Kyle R. Wilbur, Samuel T. Wilbur and Layla M. Wilbur. He is also survived by his sister Susanne Thomas Wilbur of Northhampton, MA. FUNERAL NOTICE - Funeral services for Richard F. Wilbur will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations in Richard's memory can be made to The Berkshire Carousel. Richard was instrumental in helping with the horse Lady Joan Marie which was named in his late wife's honor. WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME 220 EAST STREET PITTSFIELD, MA. 01201 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 23, 2016
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