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Richard B. Wentworth

September 6, 1935 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 84)

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Obituary

BROCKTON-Richard (Dick) B. Wentworth, age 84, of Brockton, died June 14, 2020 at Brockton Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

  Dick was the son of Shirley Aldo Wentworth of Jackson, NH and Persis Freada Cleveland of Hyde Park, NH. He and his family moved to Brockton 53 years ago from Dorchester, MA.

  He served in the United States Air Force for three years in England and one year in California.

  He was married to Eleanor F. Jones in 1957 for 64 years until his death. They enjoyed travelling together all over the United States and Caribbean and one of their greatest treasures was their Roadtrek camper which they had the opportunity to travel in comfort. Dick also enjoyed fishing, tenting, boating especially on the ocean and our many fun filled family reunions in our back yard.

  He volunteered in Brockton helping Lynn Smith and her many groups clean parks, dig post holes for the Little Free Libraries, The Easter Egg Hunt at the Fruth Center, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Grace Chapel Episcopal Church.

  He was active and still working at his window cleaning business, Wentworth Cleaning Company until 2018 when his condition deteriorated so that he could no longer do the work. His sense of humor kept everyone laughing. He was always able to fix just about anything. Some  of his favorite sayings were  “good enough”, “oh boy, oh boy” and “aye mi mama”.

  He is survived by his wife Eleanor, two daughters Dianna Hauf, of Windham, N.H., wife of Allen Hauf and three children, Sean, Amanda and Mary, and Cynthia Bourcier, wife of James Bourcier of Ware and daughter Samantha Rochon of NH; his two sons Richard Wentworth II (deceased) and his wife Margaret Wentworth of Mansfield and their daughter Kathryn Greenfield of Franklin, and Kenneth Wentworth and his wife Elizabeth Witham of Aquinnah, Ma

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  Family and close friends are welcome to attend visiting hours Thursday, from 3-7 pm in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 N. Main St., Brockton 508-583-7272. A funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, and private burial with family members will be at Beaver Cemetery, East Bridgewater.

In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). 

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Services

Calling Hours
Thursday
June 18, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
Friday
June 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Donations

Disabled American Veterans
Web: http://dav.org

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