Richard Buckley Sr., 82, from Hudson


Hudson – Richard Joseph Buckley, Sr., 82, a longtime resident of Hudson, MA, passed away on Thursday January 6, 2022 at Sterling Village in Sterling, MA. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joanne A. (Soucy) Buckley of Hudson, MA.

Richard was born in Marlborough, MA, the son of the late John J. and Alice R. (Kenney) Buckley. He grew up in Hudson where he attended local schools and was a 1968 graduate of Hudson HS Richard served in the Army Reserves for 8 years and was honorably discharged in 1964. He was employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for many years as a building maintenance supervisor. until his retirement. He was a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Hudson.

Besides his wife, Richard is survived by 2 sons, Richard J. Buckley Jr. of Plymouth, MA and John D. Buckley of Hudson, MA. He is also survived by his grandson, Richard J. Buckley III; granddaughter Kasey Buckley; his 2 great-grandsons, Tyler and Ryan Buckley; one sister, Joan Jubonville from Cape Cod and her other relatives and friends.

Richard had several hobbies he enjoyed in his stash, including frequent card games with his wife Joanne; an occasional fishing trip with his sons or just spending a day relaxing at home. He always looked forward to family camping trips during the summer months, which included visits to Blackmans Point in Marshfield, MA and New England Travelers Woods in Bernardston, MA. A devoted husband, father and friend best describes him and he will surely be missed by all who loved and knew him.

Funerals are held in private at the convenience of the family. Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749 helps the family make arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Richard can be made to: American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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