Of Revere. Died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 25th at his residence in Revere, he was 85 years old. Richard was born in Boston, on September 4, 1937. He was raised in the Beachmont section of Revere by his late parents, Dorothy (White) McBain – Haas & Frederick Haas, Sr., he was one of four children. He was educated in Revere Public Schools and was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1956. Richard, enlisted in the United States Army National Guard, and made a career that spanned 35 years. During this time, Richard married the love of his life, Joan (Sharpe) on June 1, 1963. The couple remained in Revere where together they raised their four children. Family & country were what mattered most to Richard. He treasured his summers at Ossipee lake with his family and grandchildren at Totem Pole Campground, Freedom NH. He will be always remembered as a humble, patriotic & kind man.
He is the beloved husband of 54 years to the late Joan (Sharpe) McBain. The loving father of Karen Arneil & husband Scott of Melrose, Kelley Settipane & fiancé Michael Guerriero of Revere, Michelle Robinson & husband James of Portsmouth, NH & Richard McBain, Jr. & wife Colleen of North Reading. The cherished grandfather of James & Ryan Arneil, both of Melrose, Alisha DiCarlo & husband Anthony of Florida, Martino Settipane of Revere, Zachary Robinson of Portsmouth, NH, Matthew, Brendan & Erin McBain, all of North Reading. Dear brother of Katherine “Kathy” Boyington & husband Russell of Revere and the late Dorothy “Sissy” McBain & Frederick Haas, Jr. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, March 5th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza Beechwood, Home for Funerals 262 Beach St., Revere. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, March 6th beginning at 930 am, followed by a Funeral Service at 10:30 am. Interment will immediately follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, gift processing Center 41 Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01805.