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Richard J. Clasby

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“Dear Mary Jo and family,I remember my cousin Dick as a handsome young man who would play tic tac toe with me when I was a child and he would come to...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Clasby Family. In Fall of 1953, Dick and Harvard football spent the eve of the Yale game at Choate School in Wallingford. I trudged over in my...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: David Cook - Shirley, MA

“Mary Jo and family,Please accept my deepest sympathy on Dick's passing. He was a gentleman in every sense of the word. His humor, athletic prowess...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Paul Corcoran - Needham, MA

“My deepest sympathy is sent to all of the Clasbys on the passing of such a wonderful man, husband and father. To this day and after all these years,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“We would like to express our deepest sympathy for the passing of Dick. Truly a leader on the football field and in life. Admired for his sports...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Arthur Ann, Jud,y Nick, Matt Clasby - MA

“Dick was a special friend, a long time friend, a warm and caring friend who was always fun to be with. What a great laugh.We will miss him. John...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: John and Mary Jane Culver - DC

“Very sorry to hear that Dick Clasby has passed away. He was a great athlete and a great baseball teammate. He was certainly that greatest Harvard...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ed Krinsky - Bethpage,, NY

“A true gentleman. My sympathy to Mary Jo and family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: JANE GRIFFIN - BOYNTON BEACH, FL

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Richard was born on September 8, 1930 and passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Waterford, Vermont at the time of passing.

Raised in Natick, MA, Dick starred in football, hockey and baseball for Natick High ('49) and Trinity-Pauling School ('50) before attending and graduating from Harvard University in 1954.

Graduating from Harvard in 1954 and marrying Mary Jo in 1955, Dick served two years in the U.S Army as a 1 st Lieutenant in Texas, Washington and Alaska.

Visiting hours will be from 4-8 PM on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, Milton, MA 02186 A funeral Mass will be held at 11AM on Friday, November 3, 2017 at St. Elizabeth's Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, MA 02186. Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery.