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Richard A. Gorman
  • Milano Senior Center
    201 W. Foster St.
    Melrose, MA 02176
  • American Lung Association
    1661 Worcester Rd. #301
    Framingham, MA 01701

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1 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Lovejoy - ME

“Uncle Dick now you can bust my moms chops up there, I'm sure she missed you terribly.RIP ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Giarratani - Revere, MA

“Dear Family, Susan and I are saddened to hear the news about Dick. We have great memories knowing The Giarratani Family for so many Yrs. Every so...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jo-Ann& Susan Fontano - MA

“Dearest Karen, Frank, Phyllis Ann, and Michelle, please know that the Grant family is very sorry to learn of the loss of your father. I know I do not...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryle Bailey - Melrose, MA

“My deepest sympathies. May the "God of all comfort," help to ease the pain of your grief during this time.(1 Cor 1:3,4,,, ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I was a founding member of the Milano bingo program and became fast friends with Phyllis cane Richard. He loved to tease me by screaming really loud...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Bernardi - Tucson, AZ

“My deepest condolences to you all during this difficult time.... I have many fond memories of your Dad growing up, he was a kind soul with a great...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl McCarthy - Bedford, NH

“Sorry for your loss loved him. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Denise LaCrosse - Massachusetts


Richard A. "Dick" Gorman passed away peacefully at the Life Care Center in Stoneham with his family by his side. He was 84 years of age, born in Roxbury, MA, on December 28, 1933 to the late Francis & Agnes (McNeil) Gorman. Mr. Gorman lived in Somerville for many years before moving to Melrose 40 years ago. Richard worked in the printing and paper business for over 40 years, retiring in 1999. Richard was an avid bingo player at the Milano Center in Melrose, enjoyed singing Frank Sinatra's "My Way" and received many standing ovations! He loved watching old movies, especially the Godfather, which he could recite word for word. But above all he loved the times spent with his family. Richard was the beloved husband of 60 years to the late Phyllis A. (Giarratani) Gorman. Loving father of Karen L. Gorman of ME, Frank J. Gorman of Tewksbury, Phyllis Ann Constantino & her husband Phil of NC and Michelle Gorman & her loving companion Brian McCall of Saugus. Proud grandfather of Brian, Matthew, Mary, Sean & Audrey. Caring brother of his late twin sisters Mitzie Cunningham & Mary Jacobs. Also survived by 3 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 4:00-8:00PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 9:00AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St. Wakefield, at 10:00AM. Burial will follow at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to the Milano Family Senior Center, 201 W. Foster St. Melrose, MA 02176 or to American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd #301, Framingham, MA 01701.