Richard E. Deree, Jr.

Died: Fri., Mar. 26, 2021

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New Bedford – Richard E. Deree, Jr., 66, died Friday, March 26, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital.  He was the husband of Lucy (Bizarro) Deree.
     Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Richard E., Sr. and Mary Anne (Perry) Deree, he lived here all his life.  He was employed as a pressman at the Acushnet Co., Rubber Division until his retirement.
     Richard greatly enjoyed playing pool, darts, shuffleboard and cards.
     He is survived by his wife, Lucy; his daughter, Lisa Rodrigues and husband, John of New Bedford; 3 sisters, Joanne Berube, MaryJane Brown and Nancy Weaver; 2 brothers, Dennis Deree and William Deree; 4 grandchildren, Madison Oliveira, Makalia Clattenburg, James Deree  and Cameron Deree; and 1 grandson, Lorenzo Carvalho.
     Richard was the father of the late Richard E. Deree, III., and the brother of the late Michael Deree and David Deree.
     Private services are with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  For condolences, please visit

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Robert Crowley
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
Sorry for your loss our Condolences to the Deere Family. Robert &Aline Crowley.

Joe Raposo
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Richard -- so sorry to hear about your passing. We spent some good times together working, hanging out with your brothers. Rest in peace, my friend. Joe Raposo

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