Richard J. Avila

Died: Mon., Mar. 12, 2012


5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 17, 2012
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Sat., Mar. 17, 2012
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home

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Richard J. Avila

New Bedford - Richard J. Avila, 61, died Monday, March 12, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital.  He was the husband of Dawn (Tetreault) Avila.
     Born in Acushnet, son of the late John and Shirley (Langford) Avila, he was a resident of North Dartmouth.  He was formerly employed as a fisherman aboard the F/V Sea Rover, and later as a deckhand on a tugboat for Bouchard Transport.
     Richard greatly enjoyed fishing and traveling.
     Survivors include his wife, Dawn; his daughter, Rochelle and son, John; a brother, Robert Avila and wife, Cary; a sister, Sharon Van; 4 grandsons; 1 great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
     Visitation will be from 5 to 6 P.M., Saturday, followed by his memorial service at 6 P.M. at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

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Marianne, David and Stephen at Pilgrim Sands
   Posted Wed March 14, 2012
Bob, Cary, Alex and family,

Sending along our heart-felt sympathy at the loss of your brother, Richard.
Many thoughts for peace and strength at this difficult time.

from Marianne, David and Stephen

Jo Connors
   Posted Wed March 14, 2012
Dear Bob: I am sorry to learn of the passing of your brother Richard. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Jo

Norm and Leona Harding Tomhegan Camps
   Posted Wed March 14, 2012
To the Avila family, our heartfelt condolence for your loss. Our prayers go out to you all. God Bless

The Alexanders
   Posted Wed March 14, 2012
Bob - with deepest sympathies in the loss of your brother.

Bill, Trish, Connor & Brenna

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