In memory of
Richard J. O'Gorman
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In memory of
Richard J. O'Gorman
Richard J. O'Gorman of Walpole, formerly of Norwood, passed away on Jan. 9, 2017 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of the late Pauline M. (Roslauskas) O'Gorman. Devoted father of Maureen E. Metayer and her husband David of Norwood, Tracey A. O'Gorman of Wrentham, and Kelley M. O'Gorman Christy of Walpole. Brother of Nora "Betty" DelConte and her late husband Walter of Bourne, Margaret "Peggy" Pelletier and her late husband Roger of Norwood, and the late Mary Kennedy and Eileen Fitzgerald. Brother in law of John 'Jack' Kennedy of Framingham. Cherished grandfather of Tamara, Erin, Danny, James 'Jake', Bryan, and Kylin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Son of the late Daniel R. and Nora J. (Lydon) O'Gorman of County Cork and County Spiddal Ireland. Dick was born in Norwood and graduated Norwood High School Class of 1959. He continued his education at Polaroid in Waltham and at Northeastern University. Dick was a retired Senior Technical Specialist for Polaroid Corp. in Waltham and Norwood, working there for almost 40 years. He was a member of the Norw- ood Irish Music Club, the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, and was a big fan of the Bruins, Patriots, NASCAR, and cruising local Hot Rod shows. In addition, Dick loved High School hockey, especially the Norwood Mustangs, but was known to cheer on Walpole hockey as well. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington St. Norwood MA, was held Friday Jan. 13, 2017 followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Catherine of Siena Church Norwood. Burial at Highland Cemetery Norwood, MA. If desired, memorial gifts in Richard's memory can be made to The Irish Cultural Centre of New England, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, MA 02021. www.Kraw-KornackFunerlHome.com . Family owned and operated 781-762-0482.
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