On November 1st, 2023, Richard "Dick" Nazzaro passed away peacefully with his children and extended family by his side. He was predeceased in death by his wife Philomena "Phyllis" Nazzaro. He is survived by his five children Terry and Jack Cleary, Marie, Louise, Alfred, Richard and Jeff. He was the loving Papa to Kim, Jackie, Rachel, Sean, Samantha, Suzanna, Kordae, Raelyn, and Nervina.
Dick served his country and community with pride. He retired as a Battalion Commander of the U.S. Army Special Forces. Dick is also retired from the Massachusetts State Police and was a former Metropolitan Police Officer where he earned the Medal of Valor for a shootout.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston Street, Middleton on Tuesday, November 7th at 11am. Dick and Phyllis will be laid to rest together at a later date at Bourne National Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers all donations can be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.