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“Another year has passed, I think of you and the many years we shared, the good and the bad times. In my heart you never left, I think of you every...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Bobby Simon - Abington, MA

“I cant believe a year has passed, I miss you and always think about how we spent so many days laughing and having a close cousin to cousin...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Robert Simon - Abington, MA

“RichieWill always love you and the family you were not only the best father in-law and loving friend who somehow managed to be in every chapter of my...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Leeann Leone Deluca Austin - MA

“RichieWill always love you and the family you were not only the best father in-law and loving friend who somehow manage to be in every chapter of my...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Leeann Leone Deluca Austin - MA

“I'm so sorry that I just saw this now. You will be truly missed uncle. Love and light to the family. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Sandie Buckley - Weymouth, MA

“So sorry to see this today for the first time,I was Paul's landlady when he lived on Fairview st .In Middleboro and later on when he lived at my son...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: BETTY FRAZIER - MIDDLEBORO, MA

“My many wonderful memories! I was sure we still had lots of time to make more:-( I couldn't have asked for a better "Dad" for Jesse and...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Toni Arsenault - Stoughton, MA

“Paul the day we met I will never forget. From that day forward we became great friends and shared lots of laughs and stories. You were such a witty...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Diane Moar - Braintree, MA

“Richie, all of your family and friends are going to miss you as will I. Till we all ride together again Brother! ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Richard White - Milton, MA

“Your in my heart forever, your going to be missed by so many, you have touched so many of us in many ways. Growing up as kids togeather and growing...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Bobby Simon - Abington, MA

“I hope you know how much I love you and will miss you aggravating me. As we talked about... if there's a way you'll find it. Jimmy and I will miss...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Vera Miller - South Easton, MA

“Although I've only known you for a short time it was a pleasure getting to know you you were always kind respectful and had a great sense of humor my...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Laurie Avery - Weymouth, MA

“Rest In Peace Paul. I already miss seeing you at work and making me laugh. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Courtni Stanley - MA - Friend

“Rest in peace cousin from your distant cousins here in Florida. You will be missed but not forgotten by your family, and friends. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: PHIL KATZ - LAKELAND, FL

“Thank you for everything my friend....what a help and ray of sunshine you were to mom and me. We will miss you Richie..... ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Laure Vassall - Abington, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers being sent your way. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Joe Ferreira - Riverside, RI

“He was a very good friend of my Uncle and i hope he rests in peace and won't have to feel anymore pain and does't have to suffer anymore. R.I.P...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Ashleigh Lupien - Holbrook,MA, MA

“Mr. DeLuca,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the the USN during the Vietnam...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Casey - TX

“So sorry for the loss of a loved one. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Jacqueline Pare

“Too many memories to list. I can't remember many times in my twenties or early thirties when "Shmuttiewasn't there. Its just devastating to believe...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Tracy Katz - Walpole, MA

“April,I was heartbroken to hear about our beloved Richie. He touched so many lives in such a positive and heartening way! My whole family loved him...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Lori Arsenault - Bourne, MA

“My heart broke when I heard this. To many years since I have seen Richie but some of the best memories of my life with him my Uncle Dick and Wild...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Rojee - Douglas, MA

“I knew Paul through work at the Center School when he would substituteas our custodian on many occasions, always willing to talk and share a jokeand...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Spinale - South Easton, MA

“Richie,I will miss you! You were a wonderful neighbor. You always made my day, no matter what - you always told me how wonderful I looked that day...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Janet MacMurdo - Abington, MA

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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