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AKERBERG, Richard Age 74, March 31, 2016. He was best known by his cherished grandchildren as "Grampy" and was a reliable source of jokes and happiness during his life. His generosity, wit, and, kindness will be missed. Richard is survived by his devoted wife, Joan (Zengo) Akerberg; his children Joseph Timmins and his wife Debra, James Timmins and his wife Patricia, Jeffrey Timmins, Christina Akerberg, and Carol Chaisson and her husband Michael; his siblings Margie Richards, Jean Moscillo, and Carl Akerberg; and his six grandchildren Benjamin, Kelsey, James, Kayla, Madison, and Christopher. He was pre-deceased by William Akerberg and Muriel Porto. Richard served in the United States Navy on the USS Canberra and completed two "world tours" before being honorably discharged in 1964. He was a life member of the BPOE. Visiting hours will be held at the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main Street, WATERTOWN, from 4-7:00 PM on Monday, April 4. A funeral home service will be held on Tuesday, April 5 at 11:00 AM. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the in his name. Nardone Funeral Home 617-924-1113 www.NardoneFuneralHome.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 3, 2016
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