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Richard R. Proulx

September 9, 2021


Richard R. Proulx, 72, a life long resident of Fall River, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 after a long and tiring battle with COPD. He was the son of the late Leo Proulx and the late Claire I. (Deschenes) Brilhante and her late husband Manuel.

He was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School and loved his job at CD Recreation. The staff there became his extended family. He loved everyone, and did whatever he could to help others in their time of need. Richard was fiercely loyal to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his brothers Raymond Proulx of East Taunton and Gregory Brilhante of Fall River; as well as nieces and nephews, most especially his nephew and best friend Myles Brilhante.
His funeral will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 9AM from the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in St. Joseph’s Church, N. Main St., Fall River. Burial will follow at the Notre Dame Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours Tuesday 4-7 PM. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Church Parish Fund, 1335 N. Main St., Fall River, MA 02720. 

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September 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Funeral Mass
September 15, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church Fall River
1335 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720

September 15, 2021

Notre Dame Cemetery
1540 Stafford Road
Fall River, MA 02721

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