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RICHARD "DICK" TRACY SR.

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RICHARD "DICK" TRACY SR. Obituary
RICHARD "DICK" TRACY SR. - MILTON - Dick passed away on May 9, 2014, from pancreatic cancer, at home surrounded by his loving family. Dick was a lifelong resident of Milton. He was born in Milton on Dec. 17, 1936, the son of Robert and Lela Tracy. Dick grew up attending Milton schools and working on his family's farm. On June 20, 1959, at St. Ann's in Milton, he married the love of his life, Nancy (Pidgeon) Tracy. Dick was known as a hard worker and a man that loved to stay busy. In his early career, he worked at Milton Co-Op. He later drove tractor-trailer for McDermott's for over 30 years. And, before officially retiring, he drove bus at Fletcher Allen for Matthews and First Student. Dick loved to spend time with his family on Cobble Hill. Dick loved spending time with his grandkids and family. He loved to attend his grandkids' sports games. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Nancy; daughter, Lorie LaMarche and husband, Richard; son, Richard Tracy Jr.; son, Robert Tracy Sr. and wife, Jennifer, all of Milton; and grandkids, Nate, Brad, and Tyler LaMarche, and Bobby and Logan Tracy. He is also survived by his sister, Janice Bradley and husband, Don; sister, Irene Beaudoin and husband, Ted; brother, Stanley and wife, Gloria; several nieces and nephews; and a special little girl, Brielle. Dick and his family would like to especially thank Fletcher Allen Health Care for their wonderful care. We would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Ades, Janet Ely, Ursula McVeigh, the VNA, and his nurse, Betsy. There will be visiting hours at Minor's Funeral Home in Milton on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass celebrating the life of Richard will be held at St. Ann's in Milton on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 10 a.m., followed by burial services at St. Ann's Cemetery. Donations can be made to St. Ann's Church in Milton; or to the , in memory of Dick. Online condolences may be made to www.minorfh.com.

Published in The Burlington Free Press on May 11, 2014
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