Richard J. Vandette
1956 - 2021
Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street
North Attleboro, MA
North Attleboro – Richard J. Vandette, 65, a lifelong resident of North Attleboro died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Born January 5, 1956 in Attleboro, he was a son of the late Raymond, Sr. and Gertrude (Duffy) Vandette.
Rick was a 1974 graduate of North Attleboro High School.
He worked for APT in Attleboro for the past 20 years and had previously worked for Augat Co.
He loved spending time at his camp in Maine and snowmobiling. He also enjoyed woodworking. Rick was devoted to his Catholic faith and was genuinely patriotic. He loved his family, particularly loved time spent with his nieces and nephews who adored him.
He is survived by four siblings: Janet Whalen and husband Dave of Chincoteague, VA, Dennis Vandette and wife Gail of Attleboro, Edward Vandette and wife Sandy of North Attleboro, and Anne Cardello and husband Mike of North Attleboro.
Also numerous nieces and nephews.
He was brother of the late Raymond, Jr. and William Vandette.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, June 18 from 5-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. A funeral will be held from the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass at Transfiguration of the Lord Parish at St. Mary's Church, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mark Vandette Charitable Fund, PO BOX 2611, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763 or the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.
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Published by Sun Chronicle on Jun. 16, 2021.
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Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street, North Attleboro, MA
Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street, North Attleboro, MA
Funeral Mass
Transfiguration of the Lord Parish at St. Mary's Church
14 Park Street, North Attleboro, MA
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Rick brought joy and dedication to a world in need. His smile and humor brought comfort to so many. In Gods plan he rests completed
Jim Lindsay
July 8, 2021
We were so sorry to hear of Rick's passing. We will always remember him fondly. Deepest sympathy to all the Vandette family.
Jane and Pat Keleher
Jane Keleher
June 17, 2021
To Jay, Dennis, Ed, Ann Marie:
My sincerest condolences on Ricks' passing.
A lot of great memories with the Vandette family growing up.
So many good times, laughs, memories that I will always have of Rick and all of you.
In our thoughts and prayers.

Lynn & Phil Rose
June 16, 2021
Dear Ed and Sandy
My heart goes out to you and to everyone who loved Richard. We are deeply sorry for your loss sending prayers to you and all the family.
Marie and Tim Donlevy
June 16, 2021
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