Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Raboin

September 12th, 2021

Richard A. Raboin, “Dick”, age 91, of Somerville, passed away peacefully at home with is family at his side on September 4, 2021.

Dick was the beloved husband of the late Jeanne Raboin (Browne), devoted father of Frances DiGregorio & husband Les, Margaret “Peggy” Raboin, the late Richard “Ricky” Raboin, Kathryn MacLaughlan & husband Robert and David Raboin all of Somerville. Loving “Pepe” of Stephen MacLaughlan, Marc MacLaughlan, Jamie DiGregorio, Jeffrey DiGregorio and Great-Grandchildren Jonathan MacLaughlan, Brandon, Christian & Arianna DiGregorio. Cherished son of the late Paul and Florena (Smith) Raboin, dear brother of Joseph Raboin & wife Sherrie of Billerica, Thomas Raboin & late wife Karen of Lexington, Douglas Raboin & wife Doreen of Burlington, John Raboin of Somerville, Judith Woodworth & husband Alan of St. John’s, FL, the late Irwin Raboin & late wife Mary, the late William “Shane” Raboin, and the late Mary Martel, brother-in-law of Margaret Raboin and Richard Martel. Dick was also a very special uncle to his many nieces, nephews and their families. He was also a life-long proud member of the Joy Ac’s.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Friday, September 17th from 9:00-10:45 a.m. followed by a Graveside Service in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA, at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Dick’s memory to the Good Shepard Hospice, 160 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459.

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