Richard P. "Rick" Burtt Sr.
1947 - 2018
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Richard "Rick" P. Burtt Sr.
Retired Billerica Fire

Department Captain

BILLERICA - Richard "Rick" P. Burtt Sr., age 71, beloved husband of Barbara Haney-Burtt died Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO while visiting family.

He was born in Boston, September 4, 1947, a son of Nelson H. Burtt of Burlington and the late Barbara (McFerren) Burtt. He was raised in Burlington and moved to Billerica 45 years ago.

Rick proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1969. He was a member of the Barons Motorcycle Club for 18 years. He was employed by the Billerica Fire Department for 33 years having retired in 2008 as a Captain and Shift Commander. After retiring from the Fire Department, Rick was employed as a Special Police Officer for the Town of Billerica for five years and became a Justice of the Peace having performed over 200 weddings in the area. He was also a member of the Screen Actors Guild having performed in many movies including Patriots Day. He was also a lifetime member of the Woburn Sportsman's Club. Rick had many interests and hobbies and was an artist and a musician, he was a constant in so many lives.

Along with his beloved wife, Barbara and his father, Nelson, Rick is survived by his daughters, Michelle Violette of Cranston, RI and Cindy Devine and her husband Mark of Windsor, CO; his son, Richard Burtt Jr. of Billerica; his seven grandchildren, Brianna, Brandon, Garrett, Olivia, Makayla, Leigha and Nolan, one great-grandson, Carter and countless nieces and nephews.

BURTT - Of Billerica, Nov. 25, Richard "Rick" P. Burtt Sr. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, December 16, at the Courtyard by Marriott, 270 Concord Rd., Billerica from 1-4, with memories to be shared at 2 pm. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arrangements under the care of the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, Billerica.

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Published in Lowell Sun on Dec. 2, 2018.
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22 entries
June 29, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
A. H.
December 17, 2018
Sorry for your lose Barbara, Rick was a great person and I have many great memories living beside him at Andover rd. I'm visiting in Texas and my flight departed the 16th. Again I'm sadden by his passing
Wayne Burbine
December 16, 2018
You were a remarkable man, with a remarkable family and led a remarkable life. May your afterlife be as remarkable as your life on earth! Rest Easy and in Peace <3
Marilyn Slattery
December 15, 2018
Psalm 90:10 says that the days of our years are 70 years, And if because of special mightiness they are 80 years.
May the memories of the wonderful times you shared together bring a smile and joy in your heart.
December 12, 2018
My sincerest condolences to your family during this time of grief. Please find comfort in the verses at Jeremiah 29:11-13. Pray constantly as you recall cherished memories of Richard.- Psalms 4:1.
December 10, 2018
Please accept my sincere condolences. May the love of family and friends be of comfort to you at this time. Proverbs 17:17
December 10, 2018
My thought & prayers go out to Barbara and Family.may he Rest in Peace
Heidi. Ralston Dinardi
December 7, 2018
Dear Barbara and family, words cannot begin to describe the profound feeling of loss, but I am so, so sorry for yours. "Say not in grief that he is no more but say in thankfulness that he was"...
Linda (Cullen) Lupi (EAL Rez)
December 7, 2018
Barbara, i am so sorry to hear this sad news.
Joan Bishop
December 6, 2018
To Barbara and the Burtt family we are so sorry to for your loss, we will miss him .
Bill & Deb Hanley
December 5, 2018
Rest In Peace My Friend. It was a pleasure working with you on the Fire Dept and on the Movies. I will miss you.
Mike Ross
December 4, 2018
So sorry for your loss...
Nancy McCarthy
December 4, 2018
My heartfelt condolences to Barb and all of Ricks family and friends. Rick was a very good friend to me and my family and will cherish every time we spent together. I will hold dear all the times at The Meadows, Thomas Point Beach, and R's Camp. He may be gone but never forgotten! Rest In Peace my friend..
Richard, Holli and Melissa McKinnon
Holli McKinnon
December 4, 2018
Rich,what a beautiful life, your father had!!prayers for you all...Live,laugh,love as hard as you can,Tracie&Kevin
December 4, 2018
Goodbye My Son you are with your Mother now, we will all be together again in awhile, I love you with all my heart.
Nelson Burtt
December 4, 2018
Barbara and family, Dale and I are so sorry to hear of Rick's passing. May his next journey be as big as an adventure, and touch as many lives as he did in this world! RIP Rick
Mary Morgan
December 4, 2018
Barb and family, so sorry to hear of Rick's passing.

To say he was a very special soul is an understatement.

I hope you can hear the music you loved so much.

There are a lot of hearts breaking for you.
R.I.P. Amigo
Val Versaggi Litchfield
December 4, 2018
Rick since our days in the hood I have always looked up to you like a hero. RIP my friend I know you will find your place on your new adventure.
December 3, 2018
Thank you for your service Rest in peace
December 3, 2018
rest in peace rick
jim mcguinness
December 2, 2018
So sorry! Nice memories from 70's!
Teresa Martin
December 2, 2018
Rest In Peace Rick
Robert Westcott
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