TEMPLETON – Richard C. Stanley, 78, of 134 Barre Road, died Wednesday morning, October 30, 2019 in Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster with his family at his side, after a period of declining health.
He was born in Gardner on June 11, 1941, son of the late Richard C. and Agnes (O’Connell) Stanley and attended the former Templeton High School.
A lifelong resident of Templeton, Dick owned and operated the former Dick’s Auto Repair of Templeton for many years. His hobby was working on cars.
He leaves his wife of 50 years, Beverly A. (Case) Stanley; children, Diane Cameron and her husband Hugh of Templeton, John Stanley and his wife Kelly of Hubbardston, , Karen Martin of Fitchburg, Brenda Como and her husband David of Hubbardston, Kathy Banas and her husband Michael of Templeton, Linda Robinson of Orange, Ronald Winslow and his wife Gail of Templeton and Michael Winslow and his wife Sandy of Phillipston; his brothers, Russell Stanley and his wife Carol of Templeton, Raymond Stanley and his wife Jean of Phillipston, Bruce Stanley and his wife Cindy of California and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Robin Strazdas, a grandson Corey Strazdas and a brother Charles (Howie) Stanley.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.
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