Richard Hewson

Richard Hewson, son of Elmer and Doris Hewson (Olin), passed away Oct. 28, after a long battle with Alzheimers and other complications. Dick is survived by his wife, Ruth Hewson; his sister, Diane Theobald of Mammoth, Ariz.; and his children, Linda Pirtel of Tolland, Conn., Glenn and his wife Susan of Derry, N.H., Darrel and his wife Van of WindGap, Pa., Brian and his wife Robin of Upton, Douglas and his wife Leslie of Marthas Vineyard, Christa, Shawn and Breanna of Braintree. He had 11 grandchildren, Tanya, Rachelle, Richard, Cody, Kineta, Brian, Alyssa, Haley, Emily, Darren, Aaliyah; and three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Ava and Sean. A memorial service will be held at First Congregational Church of Braintree, 12 Elm St., Braintree, Sunday, Nov. 4, beginning at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the , 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02471, or directly to the First Congregational Church of Braintree. For additional information, please visit

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Nov. 1, 2012