Entered into Eternal Life on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at age 88. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee McLafferty) for 65 years. Loving father of Richard Jr., Karen (Peter) Koszyczarek, Kathleen (Steve) Petrovich, and Diane (Jeff) Toczek. Proud grandfather of 10. Cherished great-grandfather of 15. Great-great grandfather of 9. Godfather of 3. Dear brother of Eugene (the late Peggy) Pelletier and sister-in-law Bonnie (the late Ronald) McLafferty. Also loved by nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends. Loved by his dogs Tilly and Bella.
Preceded in death by his brother Vincent (Elizabeth) Pelletieri, parents Elias and Rockatella (nee Cavallo) Pelletieri, and in-laws Joseph and Dorothy (nee Wolf) McLafferty.
Dick was a proud Korean War Veteran and was a dedicated longtime member of the Roma Lodge
Visitation at ST. RITA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 4339 Douglas Ave in Racine on Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 3-6PM. Mass of Christian Burial at 6PM. Entombment at St. Adalbert Cemetery on Friday, July 2 at 11 am. 3801 South 6th Street.