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Richard Blong "Dick" Dempsey

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Richard Blong "Dick" Dempsey Obituary
Dempsey, Richard Blong Dick Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thurs., March 21st, 2013. Born on Nov. 16, 1926 to the late John and Martha Blong Dempsey. Much beloved father of Richard Jr., the late Matthew, Julie (Alan) King, Colleen (Brad) Anderson and Jeremiah. Grandfather to Will, Matthew Patrick, Julia, Cole, Ava, Ally and Chloe. Great-grandfather to Ellen and Lucy. Loving brother to David G. Dempsey and the late Sister Jane Marie, VHS and Sister Margaret Jane, RSM and Jack Dempsey. Loving uncle, cousin and friend to many. Dick had a long and successful career as a trial attorney. He was known for his booming voice and utmost brilliance in the courtroom. Outside the courtroom, he was known for his quick wit and huge heart, always putting others before himself. His optimistic outlook on life never left him even up to his last days. Services: Memorial Mass at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Washington, MO on Monday, April 1st at 3:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, family requests that you do one good deed for the day.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2013
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