Richard D. Prendergast

Richard D. Prendergast
of Nashua, NH

NASHUA, NH -- Richard Daniel Prendergast, 64, of Nashua, NH, formerly of Arlington, MA, died Tuesday night, March 5, 2013, at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, MA surrounded by his loving family.

He was married to Patricia (Botelho) Prendergast with whom he would have celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2013.

He was the son of Margaret Prendergast of Manchester, NH and the late James Prendergast. He graduated from Arlington High School with the class of 1967. Richard also graduated from Franklin Institute.

Richard proudly served with the National Guard during Vietnam War.

He was currently a supervisor with the Veterans Construction Team of Bedford, MA, and formerly owned and operated R & R Waters of Tewksbury, and Prendergast Plumbing of Nashua, NH. Richard formerly taught at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School of Haverhill, MA, and was a past Assistant Plumbing Inspector for the town of Tewksbury, MA.

He was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church of Nashua, NH.

Richard was an avid sports fan; who enjoyed playing softball and hockey. He also played golf Saturday mornings with the Trull Brook Golf League of Tewksbury, MA.

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Richard and his wife, Ginette Prendergast of Gettysburg, PA; a daughter, Michelle and her husband, Michael Moriarty of Lowell, two brothers, James and his wife, Josephine Prendergast of York, ME and Robert and his wife, Irene Prendergast of Nashua, NH; three sisters, Kathleen and her husband, Robert Harris of Belmont, MA, Joanne and her husband, John DeMarco of Mansfield, MA, and Eileen and her husband, Charles Curtis of Pelham, NH; six grandchildren, Richard, Heather and Caitlyn Prendergast, Tenley, Teagan and Tiernan Moriarty; his mother-in-law, Helen Botelho of Cambridge, MA; and many nieces and nephews.

PRENDERGAST -- Richard D. Prendergast, 64, of Nashua, NH, formerly of Arlington, MA, died March 5, 2013. Visiting hours Sun. 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mon. at 8:30 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church in Nashua, NH. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Tewksbury. Memorials may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Richard D. Prendergast to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

Published in Lowell Sun on Mar. 9, 2013