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Richard A. Solito


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Richard A. Solito Obituary
Richard A. Solito, 97, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Friday, November 23, 2018. He was the husband of the late Jane S. (Korzeniewska) Solito. Son of the late Michael and Alessandra (Marino) Solito, he was born in Revere and raised in Wollaston. Richard was a graduate of North Quincy High School and Boston University, where he earned his degree in Journalism. He was a Corporal in the U.S. Army Air Corps and a Veteran of World War II. Mr. Solito was a reporter and editor, working for the Boston Traveler and Herald Traveler for 20 years. He was an Assistant Managing Editor for Minuteman Publications in Lexington and retired in 1986 as City Editor for Fall River Herald News. He was a member of the VFW in Stoughton. He enjoyed photography, canoeing and sports, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family. Mr. Solito was the father of Marlene J. Pelletier and her husband Paul of Marlboro, Philip A. Solito of Stoughton and the late Richard A. Solito, Jr. He was the grandfather of Richard J. Solito, Steven Solito, Alexander Pelletier and Alessandro Solito. He was the brother of Gloria Fay of Florida and the late Albert Solito, Rosalie Costa and Lucille Solito and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rte. 27), Stoughton on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday, Nov. 26, from 4 - 7 p.m.. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in Richards memory may be made to the Stoughton Veterans Office, 10 Pearl St., Stoughton, MA 02072. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. Farley Funeral Home (781) 344-2676
Published in Holbrook Sun from Nov. 25 to Dec. 7, 2018
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