Died: September 30, 2010
Richard F. Alzapiedi, 94, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 in Radius Healthcare Center, Worcester, following an illness.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred E. (Bobeck) Alzapiedi of Sterling; a daughter, Sandra A. Flink of Leicester; three grandchildren: David R. Flink of Worcester, Darlene M. Bruce of Rochdale, and Douglas E. Flink of Auburn; seven great-grandchildren: Elizabeth and Kimberly Flink of Worcester, Scott, Erin, and Matthew Bruce of Rochdale, and Douglas and Daniel Flink of Auburn; a brother, Raymond T. Alzapiedi of Sterling, a sister, Helen M. Cristy of Worcester; several nieces and nephews.
Richard was born and raised in Clinton, the son of Albert and Margaret (Freel) Alzapiedi.
He attended local schools and was a graduate of Clinton High School, Class of 1933.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, serving with the Army Air Corps.
For many years until his retirement, Richard worked as a heavy-equipment operator for various construction companies throughout the New England region.
Richard was a member of the American Legion, Post 189, Sterling; The Blue Knights of MA, Chapter II; a former member of the Morgan Horse Association and a former parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, Clinton.
A private funeral service and burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The McNally & Watson Funeral Home, 304 Church St., Clinton is assisting the family with arrangements.