Richard J. Ricky Porazzo, 48, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died April 6, 2013. He was a 1982 graduate of Brockton High School, where he ran track. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1993-1994 and was a firefighter for the city of Brockton since 2002, currently at Station 6. He enjoyed playing darts, fishing and photography and was a former member of Brockton Striders. Ricky was the son of Claire (Carter) Porazzo of Carver and the late Lt. Robert L. Porazzo, BFD; father of Alexandra Porazzo; brother of Robert L. Porazzo Jr., Lakeville F.D. and his wife Kathy of Middleboro and Sandra Porazzo Perry and her husband Paul of Carver; uncle of Joshua Oliveira and Robert Porazzo III; husband of Julie A. (Goode) Porazzo. All are welcome to calling hours Wednesday 2-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. Funeral from Waitt Funeral Home Thursday at 8 a.m., funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Edith Stein Parish and burial at St. Patricks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Homes for Our Troops, 6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780, or your favorite veterans charity. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street Brockton, MA 02301
Published in The Enterprise on Apr. 9, 2013