Richard A. Draper, 79, of Southborough


Richard A. DraperSouthborough – Richard A. Draper, 79, of Southborough, owner of the former Draper Printing Co., passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

He was the beloved husband of Patricia (McGue) Draper for the past 34 years; devoted father of Beth Draper and her husband Robert Germeroth of Nelson, N.H., Eric Draper and his wife Michelle of Hudson, Ohio, and Daniel Draper and his wife Colleen of Switzerland; loving grandfather of Rachael Liggett-Draper; Samuel, Seth, Gabriel and Charles Draper, and Madeleine, Corinne and Sophia Draper; loved brother of Irene Morrison of Centerville; and was an adored uncle and cousin to many. He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Mildred (Thorne) Draper; a brother, Kenneth J. Draper Jr.; and his former wife, Paula Draper.

Visiting hours will be Friday, Feb. 9, from 4-7 p.m., at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. (Route 30), Southborough. His funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb 10, at 10 a.m., at Pilgrim Church, 15 Common St., Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent in his memory to either the United Parishes of Southborough Food Pantry or the Music Ministry at Pilgrim Church, Box 281, Southborough, MA 01772.

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