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LYNN, MA - Richard "Rick" Walker passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a long illness. Richard was born on October 17, 1957, in Lynn, Mass., the son of Kathleen (Foss) Walker and Donald A. Walker. He was raised and educated in Lynn. Rick worked as a telemarketing/Customer Service Manager for Garelick Farms in Lynn for 35 years. Rick enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a man everyone loved to be around. As an amateur singer, dancer, and comedian, Rick brought life and joy everywhere he went. He was also a selfless man who invested much of his life caring for his mother and sister. Rick was a much loved son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be missed by many.
Richard "Rick" was the son of the late Kathleen and Donald Walker. He leaves three brothers and two sisters. Rick is survived by his sister, Kathryn (Walker) and her husband, Mark Sewell of Peabody; brother, Donald and his wife, Ruth Walker of Lynn; brother, Robert and his wife, Kathleen Walker of Beverly; brother, Tim and his wife, Sheila Walker of Salem; sister, Tammy Walker of Lynn. He is also survived by his two nieces and three nephews, Mark Sewell, Jr. and his wife, Tarra, Leanne (Sewell) Foye and her husband, David, Justin Walker and his wife, Meghan, Ashley (Walker) Valletta and her husband, Dominic, and Eric Walker.
Family and friends are invited to attend Rick's visitation on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. His funeral will begin at the funeral home at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple Street, Lynn. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Lynn. Please visit www.cuffemcginn.com for directions or to sign the online guest book.
Published on January 9, 2018
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