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CLEMENS, Richard E. Resident of Medford, passed away at his home on July 20th. Cherished son of the late Edward J. and Helen F. (Fitzgerald) Clemens. Richard is survived by his wife of 67 years, Evelyn E. (Gerrard) Clemens. Devoted father of Helen (Clemens) Shirtcliff and her husband William, Jeannie (Clemens) Kozlowski and her husband Thomas, Edward Clemens and his wife Jill, and Evelyn (Clemens) Franzese, and her husband David. Loving grandfather of Christopher Shirtcliff, Jillian (Shirtcliff) Carter, Richard Lipinski, Jacqueline (Clemens) Dolezal, Joshua Shirtcliff, Stacie (Clemens) Lang, Benjamin Franzese, Rebecca (Franzese) McGuirk, David Lipinski, Matthew Lipinski, Jamie Clemens and Olivia Clemens. Richard is also survived by twelve loving great-grandchildren. Richard was the cherished brother of John and his wife Margaret, Marie (Clemens) Provenzano, Jean (Clemens) White, and her husband Eugene, Walter and his wife Debra and the late Edward J. Clemens. Richard served in The United States Air Force during the Korean conflict and was honorably discharged. Richard was employed as an engineer and chief negotiator at the Bethlehem Steel Company in Boston. He was a certified member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Richard was also the retired Water Commissioner for the city of Winthrop. Visiting Hours have been respectfully omitted. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden, Wednesday, July 29th at 10 AM. Services will conclude with Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. To leave a message of condolence, please visit Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes


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Published in Boston Globe from Jul. 22 to Jul. 26, 2020.
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July 26, 2020
Mr. Clemens,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the USAF during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
Mike Casey(former Ma resident)
July 24, 2020
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Dick George
July 24, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the families loss.may the families hearts ♥ be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times the family shared together with the dear loved one lost in death.As the family cherished a wonderful life that was well lived and loved by families and heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the families during this difficult time of grief and pain.
July 23, 2020
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July 23, 2020
Dear Evie, Jeannie, Helen and Eddie, we are so sorry for the loss of your father. Dick was a great guy and will be terribly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and your mom. Love Bill, Trese ,Catherine and Sophia.
July 23, 2020
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Dick George
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