Richard Reynolds Obituary, Death – Richard Reynolds of Burlington, died peacefully, surrounded by his family on January 14th at the age of eighty-one. He was the beloved husband of 61 years to Georgene M. (Emery) Reynolds. Born in Somerville and raised in Woburn, Dicky was a son of the late Charles and Mary (Cutler) Reynolds. He was educated in Woburn and a graduate of Woburn High School. Dick was a skilled electrician by trade and was a strong influence on his youngest son to follow in the electrical trade. He was a dedicated and hard worker and for many years he worked for Millipore. In later years, worked side by side with his son Rick’s construction company.
Richard was the consummate family man who dedicated every aspect of his life to his wife, children, and grandchildren. He never missed an opportunity to support or cheer them on at various sporting and life events. Dicky was of strong character, was a leader, and was the strongest person we know, he had a warm heart, and was always calm, cool, and collected. Richard enjoyed the quieter moments of life and enjoyed remaining active and being outdoors. He had a sense of humor that left a lasting impression on anyone he came in contact with.
He will be deeply missed but never forgotten by the ones he loved most. Devoted father of Robin Morgan and the late (Donald W. Morgan) of Groton, Richard E. Reynolds, his fiancé Maureen Petrone of Burlington, Gary Reynolds, his wife Elisa, of Burlington, Amy Reynolds, and the late (Frank Metcalf), of Burlington, Jennifer Reynolds, of Burlington, and the late Dorothy Ann Reynolds. Proud “Papa” of Donald, Jonathan, Michael, Caitlin, Michelle, Shane, Adam, Samantha, Valerie, William, John, Jessica, Gabrielle, Cameron, Ava, Ali, and Gavin. Adored great-grandfather of Hunter, Colton, Cameron, Brayden, Madison, Greyson, Raegan, Tanner, Carter, Logan, and Athena. Dear brother of Robert Reynolds, his wife Gloria of Woburn, Kathy Lynch of KY, and the late Gil, William and Leo Reynolds, and Midge O’Rourke. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday, January 19th at 10 a.m. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours; Wednesday evening, January 18th, 4-7 p.m. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.