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Richard R. "Rick" Medeiros

Born: Wed., Aug. 16, 1939
Died: Wed., Apr. 24, 2019


Vigil Service

7:00 PM Sun., Apr. 28, 2019
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church


Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., Apr. 29, 2019
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church


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Florence - Richard “Rick” R. Medeiros, 79, of Florence, MT, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 24, 2019. He was born August 16, 1939 in New Bedford, MA. On June 3, 1961 he married Theresa (Terry) Garcia at St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford. While in New Bedford they welcomed their four children into the world. Rick worked for UPS as they moved their young family to Connecticut and then Texas. Wanting a simpler life, Rick and Terry packed up the station wagon and moved the family to Florence, MT in 1974. Rick worked in Missoula for many years for Bearings, Inc. Rick and Terry lived in Florence, Potomac and Red Lodge before finally settling back in Florence after Rick’s retirement. Rick’s passions were his faith, family, friends and following his favorite baseball team, The Boston Red Sox, and his favorite basketball team, the Zags. He enjoyed caring for the beautiful gardens and Terry created and took special joy in the births, lives and activities of their eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many godchildren. HIs beloved wife Terry passed away in June 2010. He is survived by daughter Gina and husband Rich of Victor; daughter Shawne of Billings; son Marc and wife Sherrie of Missoula; son Richard and Deb of Missoula; grandchildren Eric (Emily), Annie, Christina (Eric), Ashley (Zach), Johnny, Will (Brey), Niko, and Avery; great grandchildren Theresa and Oscar; as well as special friends Randy Lowe; Jerry and Maureen LaChere and their family. Vigil and rosary services will be Sunday, April 28th, 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Florence. Funeral mass will be Monday, April 29th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s with burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

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Lois Horsens
   Posted Thu April 25, 2019
Rick was a great guy. I met him at griefshare. He also led prayer on the national Day of prayer for several years. Rest in peace friend. Blessings to his family.

Rich Sellman
   Posted Sat April 27, 2019
Rick, Marc and family,
I am so glad my children grew up with yours, that way I was blessed to have met and spent countless bleacher hours with your dad (and mom). He never seemed to miss a Loyola game and his love for his grandchildren was obvious. He was truly one of the nicest and sweetest of men. Peace to you all

The Franklin Family
   Posted Mon April 29, 2019
We are saddened to hear of Rick’s passing. He is a special man who touched so many lives. His family means the world to him and I will always remember the kind and caring ways he showed to others. He will be greatly missed. Our condolences to the entire Medeiros family. ~Kathryn, Wayne (Jan) Franklin

James Milligan
   Posted Wed May 01, 2019
Rick was one of a kind, and that was a good thing ! Wonderful human being, great family man, dedicated associate, and more ! He will be missed !
Rick, RIP

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