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MAGUIRE, Richard J., of Brockton passed away peacefully on January 2, 2023 at the age of 87. Richard was born in Malden and raised in Jamaica Plain, where he graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and went on to join the Army in January of 1955. During his time served in the Army, Richard worked in communications in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Richard spent time after his service working for Old Mr. Boston, working with Stone & Webster, before he eventually began his career as an accountant at Shawmut Bank, where he spent many years. Richard enjoyed teaching round dancing, reading, watching NCIS and Westerns, traveling, watching cooking shows and trying new recipes but above all, he enjoyed spending time with his 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend, Richard will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Richard was the beloved husband of Birgit EL (Kragh) Maguire. Loving father of AnneMarie Fleming and her husband Ferris, Robert Maguire and his wife Gail, Karen Ditto, John Maguire and his wife Tracey. Dear son of the late Henry James and Yvonne (Farwell) Maquire. Devoted brother of James and Robert Maguire. Loving grandfather of Drew, Lilly, William, Reid, Heather, Matthew, Richard, Nicole and Anne-Marie. Cherished great grandfather of Sophie, Emmett, Avery, Ezra, Morgan, Rhys, and Rose. Devoted uncle to Birgitte. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 South Franklin Street, Holbrook until 7:00 PM Thursday January 12th, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 PM in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours previous to this service, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Burial will be private.

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