Paul "Richie" DeLuca

  • Born: December 10, 1944
  • Died: October 13, 2017
  • Location: Abington, Massachusetts

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services

605 Washington St
PO Box 34
Easton, MA 02375
Tel. (508) 238-4269

Tribute & Message From The Family

ABINGTON—-Paul "Richie" DeLuca, 72, of Abington, formerly of Easton and Middleboro, died Friday, October 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Norton. He was the former husband of Joann (Schenck) DeLuca of Holbrook.

Born in Boston, a son of the late Paul and Nellie DeLuca, he was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. A veteran of the Vietnam War he served as an SR (E-1) in the US Navy.

Upon honorable discharge, Richie began a career as a truck driver and worked for several companies, most recently was with Boro Sand and Stone Corp. of North Attleboro.

Richie had a passion for motorcycle riding and was a skilled motorcyclist who enjoyed riding across country on numerous occasions. His hobbies included Nascar Racing, fishing and camping.

Richie was a devoted father who was committed to his children and grandchildren and was a faithful friend to those he knew.

In addition to his former wife, Richie is survived by four children, Paul DeLuca Jr. and his wife Vikki of Lincoln, RI., Gregory DeLuca of Holbrook, April DeLuca of El Paso, TX., and John DeLuca of Oregon; seven grandchildren, Zach Lemay, Kayla DeLuca, Derek Lemay, Kaitlyn Lorington, Alexis Keefe, Courtney DeLuca and Christopher Lorington; and two great grandchildren, Evan Guadagni and Grace Long.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. Interment with military honors will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. For directions or condolences visit