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Richard "Dick" M. Sletterink

December 1, 1930 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

NASHUA- Richard “Dick” M. Sletterink, 90, died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday evening, February 13, 2021. He is the beloved husband of Dorothy (Dambroise) Sletterink.

Richard was born in Malden, Massachusetts on December 1, 1930, and was the son of the late Max and Gladys (McDonough) Sletterink. He attended Malden Public Schools and graduated from Malden High School serving as captain of their tennis team for three years. Following high school, Dick furthered his education and attended Boston College, School of Business Administration in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He was a graduate with the class of 1958.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War until he was honorably discharged in 1952.

For many years, Richard was employed by General Dynamics at their Quincy shipbuilding Division as executive assistant to the general manager.

Richard is a devout Catholic, where he was a former parishioner of Infant Jesus Church in Nashua where he served as a member the Parish Council for many years. He was also an usher at Mass. Dick was also a member of Nashua Country Club where he was an active golfer, enjoying 5the camaraderie of the sport with his many associated and friends. He truly loved the ocean and enjoyed many vacations and day trips to Hampton Beach with his family and friends.

Dick is lovingly survived by his wife, Dorothy.

Relatives and friends are invited to Richard’s FUNERAL MASS on FRIDAY, February 19th at 10 AM in St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 48 W Hollis Street, Nashua. KINDLY MEET AT CHURCH. His burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua. Arrangements entrusted to the care of ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. 

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Services

Funeral Mass
Friday
February 19, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Louis de Gonzague Church, Hollis Street, Nashua

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