SWANSON Richard E. Jr., of South Boston, passed away July 3, 2016 at the age of 49. Loving son of Richard and Margaret (Flaherty) Swanson of Marshfield, formerly of South Boston. Beloved brother of Marianne Watts, her husband Joseph of Marshfield, Christine Swanson of Marshfield, and Suzanne Fecht and her husband William of Garden City, NY. Cherished uncle of Steven, Anthony, and Cruz Costigliola, Gabrielle and Edward Fecht, and Christian Swanson. Devoted fianc of Julie Ann Jenkins. Richie was also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Visitation in The O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON, on Thursday from 3-8 PM. Funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, 615 East 4th Street South Boston, on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree. Relatives and friends are invited to attend all services. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ritchie's memory can be made to, The Gavin Foundation, 70 Devine Way, South Boston MA 02127.
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O'Brien Funeral Home
146 Dorchester Street
South Boston, MA 02127
Published in Boston Herald from July 6 to July 7, 2016