Richard Turner Barrette


Lifetime resident of Newton, age 79, Nov. 3, 2017.


Graduate of Newton High School and the University of Massachusetts. Retired from the Mass. Division of Employment Security.


Richard is survived by his sister Carolyn B. Ford and his brother-in-law Anthony F. Ford. He is predeceased by his sister Eleanor Cifrino and brothers R. Michael and Thomas Barrette.


Also survived by many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews.


Richard loved photography and vacationing in Rhode Island. He cherished the love and attention from his family and friends. He was known for his warm smile and keen sense of humor.


A celebration of Richardís life is planned for the future. His burial will be private.