Royal, Richard Allon, 91 of Wellesley, passed away peacefully in his home on October 30th. Beloved husband of the late Ernestine (Shea) Royal. Longtime companion of Sondra Lipinski of Wellesley. Father of Stephen Royal and his wife Marian of Farmington, NH, Cynthia Lowe of Natick and the late Jonathan Royal and his surviving wife Nancy. Grandfather of Daryl and Adrienne Royal, Andrew and Jennifer Royal, Christopher and Timothy Lowe. Brother of Barbara Roy and Barry Royal of CA. Richard was raised in Maine. After serving in the Navy during WWII, he graduated from University of Maine with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1951. He retired in 1992 as President of Horn Bldg. Co. in Cambridge. He served as President of the American Society of Professional Estimators and as Treasurer of the Wellesley Congregational (Village) Church. Richard was a 50 year Master Mason member of Lygonia Lodge in Ellsworth, ME. Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Good Shepherd Community Care, 90 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459. For online guestbook gfdoherty.com. Funeral arrangements by George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, Wellesley.
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George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home
477 Washington Street Wellesley, MA 02482
Published in The Needham Times from Nov. 2 to Nov. 8, 2013