Passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021, after a lengthy illness at the age of 84.
He was the beloved father of Michael and wife Rose of Methuen, Denise Cochran and husband Tim of Derry, NH, Ritchard, and wife Stefanie of Virginia, Nicole Gonzalez and fiancé Ryan Cooney of Haverhill. Survived by brother Joe Steene of NY, preceded in death by brothers Jim and Ed Steene and sister Virginia Bowen.
He was the loving grandfather of Ashley Connelly, Dante Steene, Christopher Hunter, Olivia and Aleigh Gonzalez, Mia Tam, Jack Cooney, Karisa Goffredo, and the great grandfather of Nicholas Giglio. He also had four beloved grand pups, Lola Steene, Bailey Cochran, Oscar, and Clementine Steene.
Rich was born and raised in Everett, Ma. Recently moving to Methuen.
He was passionate about music and loved to sing. He sang in bands, Everett Station and The Majestics, achieving national recognition in 1959. He was the reigning Yahtzee Champion of Rosewood Rd.
He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
There will be A Celebration of Life to Honor Richard on Monday, December 20, 2021, at 6:00pm at the Malden Moose 562 Broadway Malden, MA. 02148
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