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Richard  C. "Dick"  Sawtelle

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I had met him on several occasions due to him living across the street from my sister Deborah Cassidy. He had many wonderful quaities, I was lucky enough to share some holidays at my house with him. He possesed an inner wisdom and shed a different light on life. God bless him, my he rest in peace and all suffering put to and end,


Posted by: Corinna Gagnon - Windham, NH - He was my sister's friend   Nov 13, 2011

Dear Linda & Family,
Sorry for the loss of Dick. He will always in your heart.
He will be miss....My friend Dick.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Winnie Poon & Family

Posted by: Winnie Poon - Stoneham, MA - Friend   Nov 04, 2011

I had the priviledge tio represent Dick when he negotiated a new lease with Johnny's Food Master in the early 90's. I remember him as a gentleman who was more concerned that the people of Melrose have a full service supermarket than for the personal gain he could receive by holding out for the last dollar from the tenant.

Posted by: Donald Bloch - Boston, MA - Attorney at law   Nov 04, 2011

Dear Linda and Family
I am truly sorry for your loss , the few times i met Dick it was always a pleasure .

Posted by: Jean-Pierre Roulet - Windham, NH - Neighbor at Hawley Rd   Nov 04, 2011

PLease accept our sympathy. Dickie will always be remembered as a man that got things done around Camp. While his paths to achieve a goal may have been a little unique his heart was always in the right place. This drove him to meet his goals. The benches, picnic tables, and sand Dickie left at the beach showed how much he loved the pond and beach which we all enjoy today.

Posted by: Kevin and Cheryl Carney - Derry, NH   Nov 03, 2011

Uncle Diclk: We will always remember you in our hearts. You will also be in our thoughts as the days go by. Russell's and my greatest memories will be when we had birthdays, and get togethers at Chris and your niece Debra's home
I can remember we left with at least 5 pounds. Anyways, you will sadly missed.

Posted by: Harriet & Russell DeCarteret - DRACUT, MA - More than a friend....   Nov 02, 2011

2011 has not been a very good year for the class of 1954. Sorry for your loss

Posted by: Elaine Kenney Gardner - Palmetto, FL - MHS classmate   Nov 02, 2011

Linda and Family,

We will always be grateful for the friendship between our Mother (Ethel Connearney) and Dick. The kindness Dick showed her during the time she was his cook and the wonderful way he treated her during her illness and in the last days of her life will never be forgotten. Our Mom thought the world of Dick and considered him a good friend.

Deepest Sympathy,

Kim and Robin Connearney

Posted by: Kim Gavagan - Stoneham, MA - Friend   Nov 02, 2011

Uncle you will surely be missed! We love you and wish we had more time to share with you in life. Your with the family now and only hope you are happy and at peace today.
Daniel and I both have some very special memories of you and will hold them in our hearts forever :-)
We will continue to care for your little birdies and wildlife xoxoxoxoxoxo
rest in peace Uncle :-)

Posted by: Daniel & Cheryl Sawtelle Aguilar - Stuart, FL - Niece   Nov 02, 2011

I am sorry for the passing of Dick.. my thoughts and prayers are with you all.. i can remember him sitting behind me in church.. will miss his smile and his nice words.. take care and god bless...

Posted by: Kathy Graham - Melrose, MA - friend   Nov 01, 2011