Obituary: Richard T. Vertullo, 80

February 26, 1943 — April 18, 2024

Richard T. Vertullo of Reading passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. He is 80 years of age.

Born on Monday, November 29, 1943, in Winthrop, Richard is the loving son of the late Nicholas Vertullo and Florence (Santoro) Vertullo. Richard is a warm, kind, gentle, and loyal son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend who will be truly missed.

Richard is the beloved husband of Janice (Tammaro) Vertullo. He is the devoted father of Richard Vertullo Jr. and his wife Jennifer, Kenney Vertullo and his wife Lindsay and Darlene Vertullo. The cherished grandfather of Nicholas Vertullo, Eliza Vertullo, Sage Underwood, and Thor Underwood, Richard is the dear brother of Alfred Vertullo, MaryAnn Tammaro, and the late Pasquale Vertullo, Ralph Vertullo, Frank Vertullo, James Vertullo, and Joanne Bramante. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral from the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden Street, READING on Friday, April 26 at 9 am, followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Richard’s Eternal Life in Saint Patrick Church, 71 Central Street Stoneham, at 10 am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Richard’s Family on Thursday, April 25, from 4-8 pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Richard’s memory to Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 73 Chestnut Street, Saugus, Massachusetts 01906.

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