BARRE- Richard J. Trio, 73, a lifelong resident of Barre, passed away on Tuesday, January 5,2021.
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He was born to Dominic and Agnes (Salvo) Trio of Barre on January 10, 1947. In addition to being predeceased by his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 42 years, M. Joanne (Lucey) Trio, his brother Robert, and a special aunt, Frances Salvo of Barre. Richard leaves behind his daughters, Michelle Trio of Barre, Jennifer Trio and her husband Justin Labossiere of Manchester, CT, and his companion of several years, Mary Reynolds. He also leaves behind many loving cousins and his beloved cat, Bebe.
Richard was a graduate of Barre High School and Worcester Junior College. He was a highly successful salesman for Nabisco for over 30 years, winning multiple awards from the company. Richard was an active member of the Barre Italian Club for many years, serving as its Treasurer. He spent many happy years traveling to Las Vegas, the Outer Banks, and Cape Cod. Richard loved playing cards, watching the New York Yankees, and feeding the birds in his yard. He was always smiling and was a fantastic storyteller. One of Richard’s greatest joys was spending Christmas Eve with his cousin Christine Brewer’s family and other friends to celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 9,2021 at 11:00AM in St.Josephs Cemetery in Barre. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Barre Food Pantry. Arrangements are under the care of Pillsbury Funeral Home 96 S.Barre Rd. Barre.