Dick was born and raised in New Bedford and graduated from New Bedford High School where he is in the football Hall of Fame. He also was a graduate of Tabor Academy and attended Colgate University before he entered the Army and served in the Korean War. Upon his return, he graduated from Southeastern Mass Technological Institute with an engineering degree. He enjoyed a long successful career, eventually retiring from Bose Corporation.
Dick was a member of the planning board in Southborough and a member and past president of Marlborough Country Club.
One of Dick’s greatest joys was playing golf with his grandchildren and friends. He loved watching his grandchildren grow and was so proud of their accomplishments in their careers. Dick will be lovingly remembered for his sense of humor; his honesty, his love and devotion to his family and friends.
He was the loving father to Michael Bellotti and his wife Lisa of Tucson, Ariz. and Sue Dempsey and her husband Jack of Norwell, and was the cherished grandfather to Mike Dempsey and his fiancée Caroline Martin of Pembroke, Dan Dempsey of Weymouth, Nikki Dempsey of Boston, Christine Bellotti of Medfield. and Michael Bellotti of Seattle, Wash. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, June 28, from 4-7 p.m., at the Morris Funeral Home,40 Main St., Southborough. A Mass of resurrection will be held Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m., at St. Matthew Church, 26 Highland St., Southborough. Burial will be private.
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