February 5, 1932 - March 4, 2017
Picardi, Richard J.”Fat Richie” of Revere on March 4, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Janice (Vaughn), Margo (Hankel). Devoted father of Donna Kelley and her husband Joseph of Haverhill, Richard Jr and his fiancé Danielle Michaels of Revere, Heidi Picardi and her husband Pat Starkey of Saugus, Robert of Revere, Paul and his wife Doreen of Revere, Antoinette Abreu and her husband Estarlo of Lynn, Donna Picardi of North Andover, Lucia Picardi, Richard III, and Connie “Sissy” Picardi all of Malden. Loving son of the late Michael and Lucy (Cella). Dear brother of Helen Picardi of Revere, Ann DerMarderosian and her husband Armen of Needham, and the late Sam, Robert H., and Camille Sasso. Also survived by 20 loving grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and sister in-law Marylin McNeil of Burlington. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday March 10th at 10:00am. Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 11:00 am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 3-8 pm. Late Korean Conflict Army Veteran. Richard was a well known local businessman, proprietor of Lucy’s, Broadway Deli, Yellow Taxi and many businesses on Revere Beach during its heyday. Late member of the American Legion, Sons of Italy. He was a 4th degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus Council 179. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VA Boston Healthcare System-Brockton Campus, Attn Voluntary Service (135), 940 Belmont St, Brockton, MA 02301, please put VA Adult Day Healthcare Program-Chelsea. in the memo part of the donation.