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Morreale, Richard J. 78, of Hudson, formerly of Waltham, Feb. 8th. Beloved husband of Norma J. (Hedrick); loving father of Cheryl A. Leeber and her husband Carl of Hudson; father of the late Brenda C. Morreale who died in Nov. 2013; devoted grandfather of Victoria Budge of Bangor, ME, Nicole Budge of Hermon, ME and Rebecca, Rose and Joseph Leeber of Hudson. He is also survived by his three great grandchildren; his three sisters, Ada Byrden of Marlboro, Dorothy Hedrick of Hudson Charlotte Sasser of Missouri; two brothers, Charles Morreale of Hudson and Fred Morreale of Maynard and his many brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Edward Morreale and his late wife Kay of Waltham and grandfather of the late Hope A. Budge. Born in Waltham, son of the late Charles and Ada (Ferranti) Morreale and raised in Weston and Waltham where he attended trade school in Waltham; resided in Hudson since 1972 and was employed as a stone cutter by Charles Precourt and Sons for 43 years. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 13th at 9:00 a.m. in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning Street, Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson. Family and friends may attend calling hours on Wednesday, Feb. 12th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749. (
Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 11, 2014
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