Richard A. Fluegel, 87, of Mattapoisett passed away on Monday February 3, 2020 at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion.
He was the beloved husband of the late Margery Susan (Macomber) Fluegel.
Born in Fairhaven, Ma he was the son of the late Adam Christian Fluegel and the late Mildred May (Astin) Fluegel.
Richard is survived by his children; Steven Richard Fluegel and his wife Susan of East Wareham, and Janice Karen (Fluegel) White and her husband Randall of Lakeville. Richard was predeceased by his son, the late Paul W. Fluegel.
Richard is also survived by his siblings; Kenneth A. Fluegel of Dartmouth, Robert P. Fluegel of North Carolina, Diane M. (Irwin) of Dartmouth and Nancy E. Ferreira of Springfield, Ma. Richard was also the proud grandfather of Nathan S. Fluegel and his wife Jessica of Wareham, Jason White and his wife Andrea of Missouri, Rachel (White) Deane and her husband Adam of Lakeville, Jacob Fluegel and Alexandra Fluegel of Mattapoisett and Zachary Cosgrove and Angelina Cosgrove along with seven great grandchildren. He is also survived by his daughter in law Heather Coggshall-Fluegel and Lois Cosgrove-Fluegel.
Richard worked for years in appliance repair and owned his own shop, Masse Appliance in New Bedford. He also served his Country proudly in the United States Coast Guard, and is a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Richard also enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.
A Memorial Service is planned for 10:00 am on February 29, 2020. To be held at South Coast Chapel Mortuary 158 Middleboro Rd (Rt.18) East Freetown, Ma 02717. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Burial to follow the service in Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main Street, Fairhaven, Ma 02719.
In lieu of flowers donations in Richard’s memory can be made to Dana Faber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave. Boston, Ma 02215.